Pathology

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Bovine tuberculosis is often identified and characterized by large lesions on affected organs, primarily on lymph nodes and throughout the respiratory tract. These lesions greatly impair respiratory function and the overall health of the infected animals.

Diseased vs. normal lung:

bTB-infected vs. normal lungs from possums

 

Granulomatous lesions:

bTB Lesions on cattle lung

 

Infected alpaca lungs illustrate loss of respiratory function during bTB

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