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Meningoventriculitis caused by Streptococcus pluranimalium in a neonatal calf of premature birth.
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PMID:  17611366     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Pathological and bacteriological examinations were carried out on a neonatal calf that had developed nervous symptoms such as opisthotonus and blindness since it was born one month prior to full term. The principal lesions were characterized by fibrinopurulent inflammation of the meninges, choroid plexuses, and ventricular walls with limited extension to the subependymal parenchyma in the spinal cord. Purulent inflammation was also found in several visceral organs and tissues. Streptococcus pluranimalium was isolated from the brain and cerebrospinal fluid. These results suggest that the animal suffered from meningoventriculitis with septicemic S. pluranimalium infection.
Yukio M Seimiya; Maki Takahashi; Takashi Kudo; Koji Sasaki
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Journal of veterinary medical science / the Japanese Society of Veterinary Science     Volume:  69     ISSN:  0916-7250     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Vet. Med. Sci.     Publication Date:  2007 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2007-07-05     Completed Date:  2007-08-08     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9105360     Medline TA:  J Vet Med Sci     Country:  Japan    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  657-60     Citation Subset:  IM    
Iwate Prefecture Central Livestock Hygiene Service Center, Takizawa-mura, Iwate, Japan.
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MeSH Terms
Animals, Newborn
Brain Diseases / microbiology,  pathology,  veterinary*
Cattle Diseases / diagnosis,  microbiology*,  pathology
Meningitis / microbiology,  pathology,  veterinary*
Premature Birth / veterinary
Streptococcal Infections / microbiology,  pathology,  veterinary*
Streptococcus / classification*,  isolation & purification*

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