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18. Laboratory Results

 

 

ANIMAL DIAGNOSTIC CENTER

911 Incinerator Road

Big Town, WA 96742-4419


Submitter

Name: Dr. George Karl 

Date Received: Aug 16th

Address: 213 Miller Road  

Address: 213 Miller Road  

City: Shilo

State: WA

Zip: 89317

Specie: Bovine

Breed: Holstein

Age: 1-3 month





 


  Laboratory Results

Calf 1

Calf 2

Calf 3

Calf 4

 

Fecal Float Results

 

 

One to two

coccidia per

high power

field

 

Rare strongyle

egg, several

cryptosporidia

 

 

One coccidium

per high power

field

 

cryptosporidia

 

 

 

 

Fecal Smear Results

Normal

 

 

cryptosporidia

 

Normal

 

cryptosporidia

 

Rota/Coronavirus

ELISA Results

Negative

 

Negative

 

Negative

 

Negative

 

Fecal Culture

Results

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Negative

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Salmonella

Susceptibility

R=Amoxicillin,

Ampicillin,

Neomycin,

Gentamicin,

Streptomycin,

Tetracycline

S=Trimethoprim-

Sulfamethoxazole

MIC  <2/38 µg/ml

 

Negative

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Salmonella

Susceptibility

R= Amoxicillin,

Ampicillin,

Neomycin,

Gentamicin,

Streptomycin,

Tetracycline

S=Trimethoprim-

Sulfamethoxazole

MIC <2/38 µg/ml

 

 

 

 

 

 

Necropsy Results:


Calf #1 that died prior to Dr. Karl’s arrival:

  • Rota/coronavirus ELISA negative
  • Histopathology of the tissues is still pending
  • Cultured Salmonella from intestines


Calf # 2 that was euthanized after Dr. Karl’s examination

  • Rota/coronavirus ELISA negative
  • Histopathology of the tissues still pending


Comments:

  • Report Sent:  Aug 19
  • Likely Pathogens:  Crytosporidium and Salmonella

 

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