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Pathological changes in the pericardium and meninges of cattle associated with Clostridium chauvoei
  1. FE Malone,
  2. PJ McParland and
  3. J O'Hagan


Twenty-nine cases of Clostridium chauvoei infection in cattle were investigated over a two-year period. Fourteen had lesions of myositis only, eight had lesions of both myositis and fibrinous pericarditis, six had lesions of fibrinous pericarditis only and one had lesions of purulent meningitis only. Cl chauvoei was identified in all the lesions using the fluorescent antibody technique.

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