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Pigeon Fever Cases Confirmed in Northwest Florida

A large animal veterinarian in north Florida has confirmed four cases of Pigeon Fever in Okaloosa and Walton Counties. Pigeon Fever is an infection caused by the bacteria, Corynebacterium pseudotuberculosis.  There are three forms of this disease: external abscesses, internal infection, ulcerative lymphangitis (limb infections). The most common form is external abscesses of the pectoral or ventral …

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