caseous lymphadenitis


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caseous lymphadenitis

[′kā·shəs lim‚fad·ən′ī·dəs]
(veterinary medicine)
A chronic bacterial disease of sheep and goats caused by Corynebacterium pseudotuberculosis, characterized by caseation of the lymph glands and sometimes the lungs, liver, spleen, and kidneys.
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Pathogenesis of caseous lymphadenitis in sheep and goats.
Caseous lymphadenitis of goats and sheep: a review.
Diagnosis of caseous lymphadenitis by ELISA in naturally infected goats from Venezuela.
Lesions of the head in ovine caseous lymphadenitis.
The effect of caseous lymphadenitis on body condition and weight of Merino mutton carcases.
Postal survey of ovine caseous lymphadenitis in the United Kingdom between 1990 and 1999.
The diagnosis of Caseous Lymphadenitis as a cause of superficial abscessation was done based on the history, clinical signs and was confirmed by bacterial culturing from infected lymph node.
Batey (1986) has described the pathogenesis of Caseous Lymphadenitis in Sheep and Goat and mentioned that the progress of Caseous Lymphadenitis in most primary wound infection involves lymphatic and haematogenous dissemination followed by secondary infection of lymph node and various visceral organs by which is further followed by elimination of infection which is represented by formation of Caseous lesions.