Bacterial orchitis and epididymo-orchitis in broiler breeders

@article{Monleon2008BacterialOA,
  title={Bacterial orchitis and epididymo-orchitis in broiler breeders},
  author={Rafael Monleon and Michael P. Martin and H. John Barnes},
  journal={Avian Pathology},
  year={2008},
  volume={37},
  pages={613 - 617}
}
Two cases of orchitis and epididymo-orchitis in broiler breeders are described. The first case occurred in a 62-week-old rooster showing signs of breeding inactivity. Grossly, the left testis was abnormally shaped and had multiple yellow foci, prominent blood vessels, and a gelatinous mass on the surface. The right testis and other tissues appeared normal. A pure, heavy growth of Staphylococcus aureus was obtained on bacterial culture, and intralesional Gram-positive cocci were numerous on… 
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