Disease Images: Bovine Tuberculosis

Additional resources for Bovine Tuberculosis

Bovine Tuberculosis: Elk, lung & lymph node. The lung contains multiple coalescing foci of caseous necrosis surrounded by thin pale fibrous tissue capsules (tubercles). Most of the lymph node is replaced by caseonecrotic debris with a laminated appearance reminiscent of caseous lymphadenitis caused by Corynebacterium pseudotuberculosis.
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Elk, lung & lymph node. The lung contains multiple coalescing foci of caseous necrosis surrounded by thin pale fibrous tissue capsules (tubercles). Most of the lymph node is replaced by caseonecrotic debris with a laminated appearance reminiscent of caseous lymphadenitis caused by Corynebacterium pseudotuberculosis.

Credit: Dr. G. Wobeser, Canadian Cooperative Wildlife Health Centre
Photo ID: TUB_001
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Bovine Tuberculosis: Bovine, lung. Lung parenchyma is almost entirely replaced by variably-sized, coalescing, raised pale nodules.
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Bovine, lung. Lung parenchyma is almost entirely replaced by variably-sized, coalescing, raised pale nodules.

Credit: AFIP
Photo ID: TUB_002
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Bovine Tuberculosis: Pig, tracheobronchial lymph nodes. The center of the sectioned node is replaced by caseous, mineralized debris.
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Pig, tracheobronchial lymph nodes. The center of the sectioned node is replaced by caseous, mineralized debris.

Credit: AFIP
Photo ID: TUB_003
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Bovine Tuberculosis: Bovine, uterus. The endometrium contains numerous raised tubercles.
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Bovine, uterus. The endometrium contains numerous raised tubercles.

Credit: AFIP
Photo ID: TUB_004
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Bovine Tuberculosis: Pig, liver. Pale, slightly raised granulomas are disseminated throughout all liver lobes.
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Pig, liver. Pale, slightly raised granulomas are disseminated throughout all liver lobes.

Credit: AFIP
Photo ID: TUB_005
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Bovine Tuberculosis: Pig, lymph node. Pale, mineralized granulomas are scattered throughout these cervical lymph nodes.
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Pig, lymph node. Pale, mineralized granulomas are scattered throughout these cervical lymph nodes.

Credit: AFIP
Photo ID: TUB_006
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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.