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Table 1 Prevalence of pathogenic bacteria in ovine mediastinal and tracheobronchial lymph nodes (n = 49) with purulent or caseous lymphadenitis

From: Microbiological assessment of sheep lymph nodes with lymphadenitis found during post-mortem examination of slaughtered sheep: implications for veterinary-sanitary meat control

Bacteria Number of isolates (%)
Corynebacterium pseudotuberculosis 17* (34.7%)
Streptococcus dysgalactiae subsp. equisimilis 17** (34.7%)
Staphylococcus aureus 4 (8.2%)
Trueperella pyogenes 1 (2.0%)
Escherichia coli 1 (2.0%)
Enterococcus spp. 1 (2.0%)
  1. * Co-infection with S. dysgalactiae subsp. equisimilis in two cases
  2. **Co-infection with C. pseudotuberculosis in two cases