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Pyogranulomatous meningoencephalitis in a dog

Abstract

Meningoencephalitis defines a pathological inflammation of the brain parenchyma and meninges classically dichotomised into infectious and non-infectious meningoencephalitides. Pyogranulomatous meningoencephalitides have been sporadically reported in the veterinary literature associated with various infectious agents (Mycobacteria species, Cladophialophora bantiana or Actinomyces species). The following outlines a case of pyogranulomatous meningoencephalitides suspected secondary to Aureimonas altamirensis infection. To the authors' knowledge, this is only the second report of A. altamirensis resulting in clinical disease in a dog.

  • pyogranulomatous
  • meningoencephalitis
  • aureimonas altamirensis
  • canine
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