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For the Advancement of Veterinary and Comparative Pathology

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  • SPECIES:
    • BOVINE
  • SYSTEM:
    • GASTROINTESTINAL
  • ORGAN:
    • COLON
  • DIAGNOSIS:
    • DIFFUSE NECROHEMORRHAGIC COLITIS WITH PEYER'S PATCH NECROSIS
  • CAUSE:
    • BOVINE ADENOVIRUS
  • CONTRIBUTOR:
    • WILLIAMS
  • INSTITUTION:
    • Armed Forces Institute of Pathology
  • GENPATH:
    • VIRAL
  • COMMENTS:
    • Bovine adenovirus is one of four diseases that result in intestinal Peyers patch necrosis - bovine pestivirus, acute salmonellosis, bovine morbillivirus, and bovine adenovirus. In cattle, adenoviruses infect endothelium, resulting in thrombosis and infarction.