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  • SPECIES:
    • EQUINE
  • SYSTEM:
    • GASTROINTESTINAL
  • ORGAN:
    • COLON
  • DIAGNOSIS:
    • SEGMENTAL NECROHEMORRHAGIC COLITIS
  • CAUSE:
    • SALMONELLA SP
  • CONTRIBUTOR:
    • STEINBERG
  • INSTITUTION:
    • University of Wisconsin
  • GENPATH:
    • BACTERIA
  • COMMENTS:
    • This is one of a myriad of presentations of colitis due to salmonellosis in horses - it is known as the "great imitator" for a reason and should be considered in the differential diagnosis for any inflammatory disease in the horse.