Photo: Ayrial Foster, Berrimah Veterinary Laboratory NT
DESCRIPTION: The cranial ventral region of the lung has locally extensive, well delineated dark red discolouration. There is a nodular irregularity affecting about 50% of the surface and a small amount of pale yellow/grey material on the surface. There is regionally extensive congestion and haemorrhage affecting the opposing parietal pleura on the reflected rib cage.
Dx: Severe, acute fibronecrotising bronchopneumonia.
Notifiable disease exclusion: Contagious bovine pleuropneumnia.
Actual case: Goat with shipping fever Pastueurella multocida.