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  • SPECIES:
    • BOVINE
  • SYSTEM:
    • RESPIRATORY
  • ORGAN:
    • LARYNX
  • DIAGNOSIS:
    • NECROTIC LARYNGITIS; INTESTINAL FORM OF MALIGNANT CATARRHAL FEVER.
  • CAUSE:
    • OVINE HERPESVIRUS-2
  • CONTRIBUTOR:
    • GREGG
  • INSTITUTION:
    • USDA FOREIGN ANIMAL DISEASE DIAGNOSTIC LAB, PLUM ISLAND
  • GENPATH:
    • VIRAL
  • COMMENTS:
    • The areas of necrosis are the result of lymphocytic vasculitis and overlying infarction caused by this gammaherpesvirus - not any infection of the mucosal epithelium.