[Diagnosis of caseous lymphadenitis in sheep from Patagonia].

  title={[Diagnosis of caseous lymphadenitis in sheep from Patagonia].},
  author={Silvia G Estevao Belchior and Andr{\'e}s Gallardo and Anna Abalos and Yakelin Diaz and Luis Alvarez and Raquel Callejo and M{\'o}nica A Prieto and N Jodor and Oscar Jensen},
  journal={Revista Argentina de microbiologia},
  volume={39 1},
Caseous lymphadenitis (CLA) is a chronic bacterial, infectious and contagious disease caused by Corynebacterium pseudotuberculosis. It affects sheep and results in abscesses of the lymph nodes in subcutaneous tissue, as well as in internal organs such as lungs, liver and kidneys. Differential diagnosis of the disease is based on the isolation and biochemical identification of the etiological agent. The purpose of this study was to characterize the bacteria isolated from typical CLA lesions in… CONTINUE READING