Iowa State University Veterinarian: Volume 38, Issue 1
This article contains news pertaining to the students and faculty of the College of Veterinary Medicine.
The purpose of this paper is to compare and contrast various surgical methods of correction of displaced abomasum in cattle. Points to be considered include: The relative ease of the procedure; the exposure afforded if complications arise; and, of course, the chances of success.
The pathogenesis of canine distemper was well described by Max Appel (1969). Upon infection by inhalation or ingestion, the virus first invades the tonsils and bronchial lymph nodes. During the first week, the virus spreads to the rest of the lymphoid tissues, including the spleen, thymus, and bone marrow, causing a leukopenia and a transient fever.
T.Z. was born September 6, 1970. She weighed six pounds seven and one-half ounces at birth, normal enough infant statistics for a child of small parents - a father five foot eight and a mother five foot five. indeed, she seemed at birth normal in all other respects as well. T.Z. was born into a family of two older brothers and a third child who had died young.
12 year old female St. Bernard was presented to the ISU Small Animal Clinic depressed, showing pain and a large swelling in the distal end of the right forelimb, She would not put weight on the leg. A tap produced bloody fluid. What's your diagnosis?