Disease Images: Equine Piroplasmosis

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Equine Piroplasmosis: Horse, pleural and peritoneal cavities. There is marked generalized icterus. The blood in the thoracic cavity is thin and watery (anemia).
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Horse, pleural and peritoneal cavities. There is marked generalized icterus. The blood in the thoracic cavity is thin and watery (anemia).

Credit: AFIP
Photo ID: EPR_001
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Equine Piroplasmosis: Horse, heart and lungs. The trachea and pericardial fat are icteric. Lungs are irregularly congested and there is consolidation of the right cranioventral lung.
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Horse, heart and lungs. The trachea and pericardial fat are icteric. Lungs are irregularly congested and there is consolidation of the right cranioventral lung.

Credit: AFIP
Photo ID: EPR_002
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Equine Piroplasmosis: Horse, kidney. The cortex is dark red due to hemoglobinemia. The medulla and pelvis exhibit icterus.
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Horse, kidney. The cortex is dark red due to hemoglobinemia. The medulla and pelvis exhibit icterus.

Credit: AFIP
Photo ID: EPR_003
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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.