Pulmonary coccidioidomycosis in a neonatal foal

K. Maleski, K G Magdesian, L. LaFrancoheuch, Demosthenes Pappagianis, Gary Carlson

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Abstract

A 13-day-old foal with profound tachypnoea and respiratory distress was examined. Thoracic radiographs revealed a severe, diffuse miliary pattern, and the foal was markedly hypoxaemic. It failed to improve with empirical treatment, and was euthanased. Lesions associated with Coccidiodes immitis infection were identified at postmortem examination, and were limited to the lower respiratory tract.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)505-508
Number of pages4
JournalVeterinary Record
Volume151
Issue number17
StatePublished - Oct 26 2002

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  • veterinary(all)

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