Case Study 3

Dead Cattle, bloated, with epistaxis

Wrong Answer!

Question 2 of 8

What is the most likely diagnosis?
D. Diarrhea, caused by Salmonella

Infection of cattle with Salmonella results in diarrheal disease (which the dead cattle in this case did not have) The disease is sometimes with septicemia. Epistaxis and bloating are very unusual in bovine salmonellosis.

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Tuesday, August 4, 1998
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