Charles Louis Davis and Samuel Wesley Thompson DVM Foundation

For the Advancement of Veterinary and Comparative Pathology

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  • SPECIES:
    • EQUINE
  • SYSTEM:
    • INTEGUMENT
  • ORGAN:
    • AGENT
  • DIAGNOSIS:
    • SUPPURATIVE EXUDATE WITH DERMATOPHILUS SP.
  • CAUSE:
    • DERMATOPHILUS CONGOLENSIS
  • CONTRIBUTOR:
    • GUILLERMO RIMOLDI
  • INSTITUTION:
    • CLEMSON VETERINARY DIAGNOSTIC CENTER
  • GENPATH:
    • BACTERIA
  • COMMENTS:
    • The “rail road” appearance of Dermatophilus congolensis is quite unique. Sometimes they are hard to find in histo sections. The disease is also known as “rain scald”.