Local production of tumor necrosis factor-alpha in corynebacterial pulmonary lesions in sheep.

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Corynebacterium pseudotuberculosis infection is a common cause of pyogranulomas in ovine lungs and often occurs as a dual infection with lentiviruses. This coinfection usually leads to the development of chronic pneumonia and cachexia that is similar to the clinical syndrome seen in human beings with AIDS-related pneumonias. Recent in vitro studies indicate… (More)

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@article{Ellis1995LocalPO, title={Local production of tumor necrosis factor-alpha in corynebacterial pulmonary lesions in sheep.}, author={John A. Ellis and M. Campos and Marisa Snyder and B Chelak and Deborah M. Haines}, journal={Veterinary pathology}, year={1995}, volume={32 1}, pages={68-71} }