Disease Images: African Horse Sickness

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African Horse Sickness: Horse. Abundant froth draining from the nostrils reflects severe pulmonary edema.
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Horse. Abundant froth draining from the nostrils reflects severe pulmonary edema.

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Photo ID: AHS_001
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African Horse Sickness: Horse. The lung exhibits severe interlobular edema. There are petechiae on the pulmonary pleura and the splenic capsule.
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Horse. The lung exhibits severe interlobular edema. There are petechiae on the pulmonary pleura and the splenic capsule.

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Photo ID: AHS_002
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African Horse Sickness: Horse, peritoneal cavity. There is excessive straw-colored fluid (hydroperitoneum).
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Horse, peritoneal cavity. There is excessive straw-colored fluid (hydroperitoneum).

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Photo ID: AHS_003
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African Horse Sickness: Horse, heart. The pericardial sac contains excessive, slightly turbid straw-colored fluid (hydropericardium).
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Horse, heart. The pericardial sac contains excessive, slightly turbid straw-colored fluid (hydropericardium).

Credit: PIADC
Photo ID: AHS_004
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African Horse Sickness: Horse, heart. There are many subendocardial hemorrhages.
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Horse, heart. There are many subendocardial hemorrhages.

Credit: PIADC
Photo ID: AHS_005
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African Horse Sickness: Horse, skeletal muscle. There is marked intermuscular edema.
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Horse, skeletal muscle. There is marked intermuscular edema.

Credit: PIADC
Photo ID: AHS_006
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African Horse Sickness: Horse, cecum. There are serosal petechiae on the apex of the cecum.
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Horse, cecum. There are serosal petechiae on the apex of the cecum.

Credit: PIADC
Photo ID: AHS_007
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These images were annotated by Dr. Steve Sorden and Dr. Claire Andreasen and funding was provided by a USDA Higher Education Challenge Grant in collaboration with the Iowa State University Department of Veterinary Pathology, Center for Food Security and Public Health, Armed Forces Institute of Pathology, and Plum Island Animal Disease Center.