pleuropneumonia


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pleuropneumonia

 [ploor″o-noo-mo´nyah]
1. pneumonia accompanied by pleurisy; called also pneumopleuritis.
2. an infectious disease of cattle, combining pneumonia and pleurisy, due to Mycoplasma mycoides; see also pleuropneumonia-like organisms.

pleuropneumonia

/pleu·ro·pneu·mo·nia/ (-ndbobr-mo´ne-ah) pleurisy complicated by pneumonia.

pleuropneumonia

(plo͝or′ō-no͝o-mōn′yə, -nyo͝o-)
n.
1. Inflammation of the pleura and lungs; pneumonia aggravated by pleurisy.
2. An infectious febrile disease of cattle, caused by a mycoplasma and characterized by inflammation of the pleura and lungs.

pleuropneumonia

[ploo͡r′ōno̅o̅mō′nē·ə]
Etymology: Gk, pleura + pneumon, lung
1 a combination of pleurisy and pneumonia.
2 an infection of cattle resulting in inflammation of both the pleura and lungs, caused by microorganisms of the Mycoplasma group. See also pleuropneumonia-like organism.

pleuropneumonia

pneumonia accompanied by pleurisy.

contagious bovine pleuropneumonia
see contagious bovine pleuropneumonia.
contagious caprine pleuropneumonia
see contagious caprine/ovine pleuropneumonia.
porcine pleuropneumonia
a highly contagious disease of pigs caused by Actinobacillus (Haemophilus) pleuropneumoniae (parahaemolyticus) and characterized by severe dyspnea, and a short course and high mortality rates.
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Funding has also been allocated to eradicate contagious bovine pleuropneumonia in the remaining pockets of this disease in the EU (Euro 0.
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In 1882, the Treasury Department investigated the location of pleuropneumonia and reported its findings in U.
The animals should normally be inspected for infections such as foot and mouth disease and contagious bovine pleuropneumonia (CBPP), among other diseases at the point of loading on trucks and a certificate by a veterinarian is usually adequate assurance of freedom from infectious and zoonotic diseases according to the applicable ante-mortem inspection regulations [10].
He may have concluded this on the basis of reports circulating among physicians or because he knew that the same phenomenon had long been documented for influenza; an influenza pandemic complicated by pleuropneumonia had begun, and swept through the Americas, during 1697-1698.