caseous lymphadenitis meaning
n : a chronic infectious disease of sheep and goats characterized by caseation of the lymph glands and occas. of parts of the lungs, liver, spleen, and kidneys that is caused by a bacterium of the genus Corynebacterium (C. pseudotuberculosis) —called also pseudotuberculosis
- diagnotic technique for caseous lymphadenitis in sheep and goat
- Several species cause disease in animals, most notably " C . pseudotuberculosis ", which causes the disease caseous lymphadenitis, and some are also pathogenic in humans.
- Goats can become infected with various viral and bacterial diseases, such as foot-and-mouth disease, caprine arthritis encephalitis, caseous lymphadenitis, pinkeye, mastitis, and pseudorabies.