Disease Images: Streptococcosis

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Streptococcosis: Pig, brain. Leptomeninges over the cerebral hemispheres are severely congested and contain foci of hemorrhage; the underlying gyri are flattened, and some sulci are cloudy due to the presence of purulent exudate (meningitis caused by Strep suis).
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Pig, brain. Leptomeninges over the cerebral hemispheres are severely congested and contain foci of hemorrhage; the underlying gyri are flattened, and some sulci are cloudy due to the presence of purulent exudate (meningitis caused by Strep suis).

Credit: Dr. K. Mason, Iowa State University, College of Veterinary Medicine, Department of Veterinary Pathology
Photo ID: STC_001
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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.