Charles Louis Davis and Samuel Wesley Thompson DVM Foundation

For the Advancement of Veterinary and Comparative Pathology

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  • SPECIES:
    • PORCINE
  • SYSTEM:
    • GASTROINTESTINAL
  • ORGAN:
    • MESENTERY
  • DIAGNOSIS:
    • DIFFUSE MESOCOLONIC EDEMA
  • CONTRIBUTOR:
    • WILLIAMS
  • INSTITUTION:
    • Armed Forces Institute of Pathology
  • GENPATH:
    • BACTERIA
  • COMMENTS:
    • In young piglets less than a week of age, Clostridium perfringens type A has resulted in this lesion. In older animals, Shiga-toxin producing enterotoxigenic E. coli results in this lesion due to the large number of receptor-bearing cells in this location.