Disease Images: Toxoplasmosis

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Toxoplasmosis: Cat, lungs. All lung lobes are noncollapsed, reddened and contain disseminated pinpoint to 2 mm diameter pale foci (interstitial pneumonia).
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Cat, lungs. All lung lobes are noncollapsed, reddened and contain disseminated pinpoint to 2 mm diameter pale foci (interstitial pneumonia).

Credit: AFIP
Photo ID: TXP_001
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Toxoplasmosis: Cat, transtracheal aspirate. This transtracheal aspirate fluid contains macrophages with intracytoplasmic Toxoplasma gondii.
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Cat, transtracheal aspirate. This transtracheal aspirate fluid contains macrophages with intracytoplasmic Toxoplasma gondii.

Credit: Dr. C. Andreasen, Iowa State University, College of Veterinary Medicine, Department of Veterinary Pathology
Photo ID: TXP_002
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Toxoplasmosis: Sheep, placenta. This cotyledon has been immersed in water to demonstrate numerous pale foci of villous mineralization and necrosis.
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Sheep, placenta. This cotyledon has been immersed in water to demonstrate numerous pale foci of villous mineralization and necrosis.

Credit: AFIP
Photo ID: TXP_003
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Toxoplasmosis: Dog, brain. Mesencephalon of the brain with a centralized brown round lesion of encephalomalacia and necrosis, and ventrally located smaller similar lesions.
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Dog, brain. Mesencephalon of the brain with a centralized brown round lesion of encephalomalacia and necrosis, and ventrally located smaller similar lesions.

Credit: AFIP
Photo ID: TXP_004
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Toxoplasmosis: Dog, lungs. Diffuse white miliary pulmonary lesions due to Toxoplasma gondii.
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Dog, lungs. Diffuse white miliary pulmonary lesions due to Toxoplasma gondii.

Credit: AFIP
Photo ID: TXP_005
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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.