Isolation ofCorynebacterium pseudotuberculosisBiovarequifrom a Horse in Central Iowa

Kate L. Hepworth-Warren, Beatrice T. Sponseller, David M. Wong, Joann M. Kinyon
2014 Case Reports in Veterinary Medicine  
Corynebacterium pseudotuberculosisbiovarequiis the causative agent of "pigeon fever," or "dryland distemper" in horses. The agent is typically identified in the Western United States but has recently been identified in Canada; it has not previously been documented as cause of infection in horses in Iowa. This report describes the clinical findings of two horses in Iowa that presented with pectoral abscessation, confirmed in one to beC. pseudotuberculosisbiovarequi.
doi:10.1155/2014/436287 fatcat:dgybus46ejbhxorryjejmq44i4