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  • SPECIES:
    • BOVINE
  • SYSTEM:
    • HEMATOPOIETIC
  • ORGAN:
    • SPLEEN
  • DIAGNOSIS:
    • WHITE PULP HYPERPLASIA OF THE SPLEEN, INTESTINAL FORM OF MALIGNANT CATARRHAL FEVER.
  • CAUSE:
    • OVINE HERPESVIRUS-2
  • CONTRIBUTOR:
    • GREGG
  • INSTITUTION:
    • USDA FOREIGN ANIMAL DISEASE DIAGNOSTIC LAB, PLUM ISLAND
  • GENPATH:
    • VIRAL
  • COMMENTS:
    • A differential for this lesion would be early BLV infection.