Disease Images: Q Fever

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Q Fever: Goat, placenta. Most cotyledons have pale tan margins (necrosis). There are scattered raised tan discrete intercotyledonary plaques (exudate) and a locally extensive area where the intercotyledonary placenta is opaque, thickened and tan.
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Description:
Goat, placenta. Most cotyledons have pale tan margins (necrosis). There are scattered raised tan discrete intercotyledonary plaques (exudate) and a locally extensive area where the intercotyledonary placenta is opaque, thickened and tan.

Credit: Dr. J. Arzt, PIADC
Photo ID: QF_001
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Q Fever: Goat, placenta. The intercotyledonary placenta is thickened, opaque, and multifocally covered by tan clumps of exudate. Margins of several cotyledons are tan (necrosis), and centers are mottled red-brown (congestion and exudation).
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Description:
Goat, placenta. The intercotyledonary placenta is thickened, opaque, and multifocally covered by tan clumps of exudate. Margins of several cotyledons are tan (necrosis), and centers are mottled red-brown (congestion and exudation).

Credit: Dr. J. Arzt, PIADC
Photo ID: QF_002
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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.