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Diagnostic exercise: generalized alopecia and mural folliculitis in a goat.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  20348489     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
An 18-month-old cross-bred goat was presented with generalized erythema and thinning of the hair coat, as well as localized moderate scaling. Histopathological evaluation of skin biopsies showed hyperplasia and marked disruption of the infundibular epithelium owing to a predominant infiltrate of macrophages with multinucleated histiocytic giant cells and some lymphocytes, plasma cells, and eosinophils. Examination of peripheral blood and skin by polymerase chain reaction gave positive results for ovine herpesvirus type 2 consistent with a diagnosis of malignant catarrhal fever.
Authors:
A P Foster; D F Twomey; O R Monie; M Kiupel; I Hoffmann; K Willoughby
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't     Date:  2010-03-26
Journal Detail:
Title:  Veterinary pathology     Volume:  47     ISSN:  1544-2217     ISO Abbreviation:  Vet. Pathol.     Publication Date:  2010 Jul 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-06-28     Completed Date:  2010-10-08     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0312020     Medline TA:  Vet Pathol     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  760-3     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Veterinary Laboratories Agency-Shrewsbury, Kendal Road, Harlescott, Shrewsbury, Shropshire, SY1 4HD, UK. a.foster@vla.defra.gsi.gov.uk
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Alopecia / pathology,  veterinary*,  virology
Animals
DNA, Viral / chemistry,  genetics
Female
Folliculitis / pathology,  veterinary*,  virology
Goat Diseases / pathology*,  virology
Goats
Herpes Simplex / pathology,  veterinary*,  virology
Histocytochemistry / veterinary
Polymerase Chain Reaction / veterinary
Simplexvirus / genetics,  isolation & purification*
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
0/DNA, Viral

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