pulmonary adenomatosis


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pul·mo·nar·y ad·e·no·ma·to·sis

a neoplastic disease in which the alveoli and distal bronchi are filled with mucus and mucus-secreting columnar epithelial cells; characterized by abundant, extremely tenacious sputum, chills, fever, cough, dyspnea, and pleuritic pain.
A chronic and contagious disease of the lungs in sheep and goats, first described in South Africa, which evokes lung tumour formation
Aetiology Ovine retrovirus—Jaagsiekte sheep retrovirus

pul·mo·nar·y ad·e·no·ma·to·sis

(pul'mŏ-nār-ē ad'ĕ-nō'mă-tō'sis)
A neoplastic disease in which the alveoli and distal bronchi are filled with mucus and mucus-secreting columnar epithelial cells; characterized by abundant, extremely tenacious sputum, chills, fever, cough, dyspnea, and pleuritic pain.
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Jaagsiekte sheep retrovirus can be detected in the peripheral blood during the pre-clinical period of sheep pulmonary adenomatosis. J Gen Virol 82: 1355-1358.
The diagnosis, occurrence and distribution of sheep pulmonary adenomatosis in Scotland 1875 to 1981.
Histological patterns of the metastases in pulmonary adenomatosis of sheep (Jaagsiekte).
Jaagsiekte retrovirus establishes a disseminated infection of the lymphoid tissues of sheep affected of pulmonary adenomatosis. J Gen Virol 77: 2991-2998.
Rapid transmission of sheep pulmonary adenomatosis (jaagsiekte) in young lambs.
Sheep pulmonary adenomatosis: clinical, pathological and epidemiological aspects.
(3) progressive: Ovine progressive pneumonia, caprine arthritis encephalitis virus, caseous lymphadenitis, and pulmonary adenomatosis.

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