Charles Louis Davis and Samuel Wesley Thompson DVM Foundation

For the Advancement of Veterinary and Comparative Pathology

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  • SPECIES:
    • BOVINE
  • SYSTEM:
    • GASTROINTESTINAL
  • ORGAN:
    • GINGIVA
  • DIAGNOSIS:
    • MULTIFOCAL TO COALESCING ULDERATIVE GINGIVITIS AND STOMATITIS
  • CAUSE:
    • BOVINE PESTIVIRUS
  • CONTRIBUTOR:
    • WILLIAMS
  • INSTITUTION:
    • Armed Forces Institute of Pathology
  • GENPATH:
    • ULCER, ULCERATION
  • COMMENTS:
    • Bovine pestivirus infections and causes necrosis in the basal layers of epithelium in the GI tract as well as epidermis so areas of friction will ulcerate. Eating rough feed will result in gingival ulceration, so around the base of the teeth is always a good place to look for ulcers.