Charles Louis Davis and Samuel Wesley Thompson DVM Foundation

For the Advancement of Veterinary and Comparative Pathology

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  • SPECIES:
    • CAPRINE
  • SYSTEM:
    • HEPATOBILIARY SYSTEM
  • ORGAN:
    • LIVER
  • DIAGNOSIS:
    • MULTIPLE HEPATIC PYOGRANULOMAS
  • CAUSE:
    • RHODOCOCCUS EQUI
  • CONTRIBUTOR:
    • WILLIAMS
  • INSTITUTION:
    • Armed Forces Institute of Pathology
  • GENPATH:
    • BACTERIA
  • COMMENTS:
    • R. equi infections are rarely reported in cattle, sheep, pigs, cats, dogs and camelids In goats, R. equi typically causes pyogranulomatous lesions in the liver and lungs. Occasionally, osteomyelitis of the vertebra and skull and fibrinous enterocolitis have also been reported in goats.