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R equi pneumonia, lung, foal
R equi pneumonia, lung, foal

    Photograph of whole lung at postmortem examination demonstrating severe abscessation due to Rhodococcus equi. Lung is from a 2.5-month-old Thoroughbred foal with acute respiratory distress. On this transverse cut section, there is much more abscessed tissue than normal lung tissue.

Courtesy of Dr. Kara Lascola.