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Table 2 Gross and light microscopic characterization of pulmonary lesions in goats with thoracic pathology at necropsy (n = 14).

From: Experimental Contagious Caprine Pleuropneumonia: A Long Term Study on the Course of Infection and Pathology in a Flock of Goats Infected with Mycoplasma capricolum subsp. capripneumoniae

  Gross pathology Light microscopy
Goat, group and no. Consolidation Pleural adhesions Pleural fibrin deposits Distribution of gross changes1 Bronchitis/bronchiolitis Alveolar exudate Alveolar fibrosis Septal/peribronchial fibrosis Abscessation Lymphoid cell cuffs at airways Acute fibrinous pleuritis Chronic fibrous pleuritis
A 130 + - - Mf + + - + - + - +
A 139 + - - Mf + + - + - + - +
A 142 + + - Ext + + + + - + - -
A 145 + - - Mf - + - + - + - -
A 188 + + - Ext + + + - - + - +
B 124 + - - F + + + + - + - -
B 127 - + - Ext - - - + - - - +
B 129 + + + Mf + + - + - + - +
B 133 - + - Ext + + - + - + - +
B 134 + + - Ext + + - + - + - -
B 151 - + - F - + - + - + - +
B 160 + - - F + + + + - - - +
B 172 - + - Mf - + - - - + - +
B 191 + - + Ext - - - + + + + +
  1. 1Ext = extensive; F = focal; Mf = multifocal.