caseous lymphadenitis


Also found in: Acronyms, Encyclopedia.

caseous lymphadenitis

a chronic disease of sheep and goats caused by Corynebacterium pseudotuberculosis and characterized by caseopurulent abscesses in lymph nodes but with little effect on general health.
References in periodicals archive ?
High sero-prevalence of Caseous lymphadenitis identified in slaughterhouse samples as a consequence of deficiencies in sheep farm management in the state of Minas Gerais, Brazil.
Caseous lymphadenitis in sheep flocks of the state of Minas Gerais, Brazil: Prevalence and management surveys.
A survey of caseous lymphadenitis in small ruminant farms from two districts in Perak, Malaysia--Kinta and Hilir Perak.
NGATIA, T Caseous lymphadenitis of sheep and goats in Kenya.
JACKSON, P Caseous lymphadenitis in goats in England.
Abscesses disease, caseous lymphadenitis, and pulmonary adenomatosis in imported sheep.
Abcscess and caseous lymphadenitis in goats in tropical semi-arid nort-est Brazil.
Report on 31 caseous lymphadenitis infected sheep farms in England and Wales.