Charles Louis Davis and Samuel Wesley Thompson DVM Foundation

For the Advancement of Veterinary and Comparative Pathology

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  • SPECIES:
    • CANINE
  • SYSTEM:
    • REPRODUCTIVE
  • ORGAN:
    • EPIDIDYMIS
  • DIAGNOSIS:
    • FOCALLY EXTENSIVE PYOGRANULOMATOUS EPIDIDYMITIS
  • CAUSE:
    • BRUCELLA CANIS
  • CONTRIBUTOR:
    • WILLIAMS
  • INSTITUTION:
    • Armed Forces Institute of Pathology
  • GENPATH:
    • BACTERIA
  • COMMENTS:
    • Historically, B. canis has been a major cause of this lesion in the US, but is rarely seen today in the US. It may still be seen in many other parts of the world. Epididymal infections may descent from the prostate, however.