in congenital cytomegalovirus infection.
These conditions seem to have an initially slow and elusive course and then suddenly precipitate into a life-threatening emergency; clear examples include: placentitis
(covered elsewhere), uterine torsion, hydrops of fetal membranes and ventral hernias.
Trueperella pyogenes is a commensal and an opportunistic pathogen which can cause a variety of suppurative infections in livestock and wildlife and can elicit sporadic cases of abortion due to endometritis and placentitis
at any stage of gestation .
The disease is manifested by late term abortions, weak calves, still births, infertility and characterized mainly by placentitis
, epididymitis and orchitis, with excretion of the organisms in uterine discharges and milk .
Reef, "Candida albicans placentitis
and funisitis: Early diagnosis of congenital candidemia by histopathologic examination of umbilical cord vessels," The Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal, vol.
associated with leishmaniasis in a dog.
and intrauterine fetal infection in lepromatous ninebanded armadillos (Dasypus novemcinctus).
and adhesions usually accompany severe endometritis leading to retention of placenta after birth in aborted animals due to brucellosis (Sane, 1994).
Adicionalmente se reporta momificacion fetal, nacimientos prematuros, placentitis
, disenteria y fiebre aguda (Martinez-Contreras et al.
burnetii seropositive pregnant women were asymptomatic; only 2 of these had an uncomplicated pregnancy, but no placentitis
or isolation of C.