Disease Images: African Swine Fever

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African Swine Fever: Pig. There is bloody, mucoid, foamy nasal discharge.
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Pig. There is bloody, mucoid, foamy nasal discharge.

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African Swine Fever: Pig, limbs. There is marked hyperemia of the distal limbs.
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Pig, limbs. There is marked hyperemia of the distal limbs.

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Photo ID: ASF_002
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African Swine Fever: Pig, perineal skin. There is a large sharply demarcated zone of hyperemia.
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Pig, perineal skin. There is a large sharply demarcated zone of hyperemia.

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Photo ID: ASF_003
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African Swine Fever: Pig. There are multiple sharply demarcated foci of cutaneous hemorrhage and/or necrosis; hemorrhagic lesions may contain dark red (necrotic) centers.
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Pig. There are multiple sharply demarcated foci of cutaneous hemorrhage and/or necrosis; hemorrhagic lesions may contain dark red (necrotic) centers.

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Photo ID: ASF_004
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African Swine Fever: Pig. There are multiple sharply demarcated foci of cutaneous hemorrhage and/or necrosis; hemorrhagic lesions may contain dark red (necrotic) centers.
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Pig. There are multiple sharply demarcated foci of cutaneous hemorrhage and/or necrosis; hemorrhagic lesions may contain dark red (necrotic) centers.

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Photo ID: ASF_005
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African Swine Fever: Pig, skin. Necrotic exudate is sloughing from the lesion on the left. There is a rim of hyperemia around the focus of hemorrhage and necrosis (infarct) on the right.
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Pig, skin. Necrotic exudate is sloughing from the lesion on the left. There is a rim of hyperemia around the focus of hemorrhage and necrosis (infarct) on the right.

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Photo ID: ASF_006
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African Swine Fever: Pig, kidney. There is moderate perirenal (retroperitoneal) edema.
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Pig, kidney. There is moderate perirenal (retroperitoneal) edema.

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Photo ID: ASF_007
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African Swine Fever: Pig, kidney. Petechiae are disseminated throughout the cortex, and there are larger coalescing pelvic hemorrhages.
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Pig, kidney. Petechiae are disseminated throughout the cortex, and there are larger coalescing pelvic hemorrhages.

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Photo ID: ASF_008
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African Swine Fever: Pig, kidney. Close-up of cortical petechiae.
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Pig, kidney. Close-up of cortical petechiae.

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Photo ID: ASF_009
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African Swine Fever: Pig, kidney. The cortex contains numerous coalescing petechiae and ecchymoses.
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Pig, kidney. The cortex contains numerous coalescing petechiae and ecchymoses.

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Photo ID: ASF_010
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African Swine Fever: Pig, kidney. There is severe disseminated cortical petechiation; the pale foci are infarcts.
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Pig, kidney. There is severe disseminated cortical petechiation; the pale foci are infarcts.

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Photo ID: ASF_011
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African Swine Fever: Pig, urinary bladder. There are disseminated mucosal petechiae.
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Pig, urinary bladder. There are disseminated mucosal petechiae.

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Photo ID: ASF_012
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African Swine Fever: Pig, heart. There is abundant straw-colored pericardial fluid (hydropericardium), and multifocal epicardial hemorrhage.
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Pig, heart. There is abundant straw-colored pericardial fluid (hydropericardium), and multifocal epicardial hemorrhage.

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Photo ID: ASF_013
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African Swine Fever: Pig, heart. Subendocardial hemorrhage.
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Pig, heart. Subendocardial hemorrhage.

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Photo ID: ASF_014
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African Swine Fever: Pig, lung. The lung is noncollapsed and edematous; there is dorsal hemorrhage and ventral tan consolidation.
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Pig, lung. The lung is noncollapsed and edematous; there is dorsal hemorrhage and ventral tan consolidation.

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Photo ID: ASF_015
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African Swine Fever: Pig, stomach. There is "paintbrush" hemorrhage on the serosa.
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Pig, stomach. There is "paintbrush" hemorrhage on the serosa.

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Photo ID: ASF_016
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African Swine Fever: Pig, mandibular lymph node. There is moderate peripheral (medullary) hemorrhage.
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Pig, mandibular lymph node. There is moderate peripheral (medullary) hemorrhage.

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Photo ID: ASF_017
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African Swine Fever: Pig, stomach. The hepatogastric lymph node is markedly enlarged and hemorrhagic, and the adjacent lesser omentum is edematous.
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Pig, stomach. The hepatogastric lymph node is markedly enlarged and hemorrhagic, and the adjacent lesser omentum is edematous.

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Photo ID: ASF_018
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African Swine Fever: Pig, stomach. The stomach is filled with clotted blood, and the wall is markedly edematous.
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Pig, stomach. The stomach is filled with clotted blood, and the wall is markedly edematous.

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Photo ID: ASF_019
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African Swine Fever: Pig, spiral colon. The colon is distended with bloody contents (due to a hemorrhagic gastric ulcer).
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Pig, spiral colon. The colon is distended with bloody contents (due to a hemorrhagic gastric ulcer).

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Photo ID: ASF_020
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African Swine Fever: Pig, cecum. Mucosa is markedly edematous and hyperemic, and lymph nodes are hemorrhagic.
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Pig, cecum. Mucosa is markedly edematous and hyperemic, and lymph nodes are hemorrhagic.

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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.