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Volume 20, Number 3—March 2014

Nontoxigenic tox-bearing Corynebacterium ulcerans Infection among Game Animals, Germany

Tobias EisenbergComments to Author , Peter Kutzer, Martin Peters, Andreas Sing, Matthias Contzen, and Jörg Rau
Author affiliations: Landesbetrieb Hessisches Landeslabor, Gießen, Germany (T. Eisenberg); Landeslabor Berlin-Brandenburg, Frankfurt (Oder), Germany (P. Kutzer); Chemisches und Veterinäruntersuchungsamt Westfalen, Standort Arnsberg, Germany (M. Peters); Bayerisches Landesamt für Gesundheit und Lebensmittelsicherheit, Oberschleißheim, Germany (A. Sing); Chemisches und Veterinäruntersuchungsamt Stuttgart, Fellbach, Germany (M. Contzen, J. Rau)

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Table 1

Origin of nontoxigenic tox-bearing Corynebacterium ulcerans field strains among game animals and gross pathology results from necropsies, Germany

Case no. Isolate ID Year of isolation State/district of origin Host species Circumstances of death; gross pathology results Source
1 Bu125/97 1997 North Rhine-Westphalia/ Siegen-Wittgenstein Wild boar Meat-inspection; lamellar lymph node abscess This study
2 CVUAS 4292 2009 Baden Wuerttemberg/ Enz Wild boar Found dead; multiple lamellar lymph node abscesses; 
multiple hypertrophic lymphangitis (5)
3 CVUAS 5160 2009 Baden Wuerttemberg/ Main-Tauber Wild boar Shot; superficial cervical lymph nodes greatly enlarged; abscess of Ln. mandibularis (5)
4 CVUAS 6455 2010 Baden Wuerttemberg/ Aalen Roe deer Moribund; grapefruit-sized abscess of or near left Ln. cervicalis superficialis (8)
5 10–7-D-00025 2010 Hesse/ Lahn-Dill Wild boar Shot; female; lamellar thoracic plum-sized lymph node abscess This study
6 11USF28 2011 Brandenburg/ Havelland Wild boar Found dead; male, ≈2 y old; subcutaneous abscess This study
7 11USF53 2011 Brandenburg/ Havelland Wild boar Shot; female, ≈3 y old; lung abscess This study
8 11USF78 2011 Brandenburg/ Havelland Wild boar Shot; female, ≈1 y old; subcutaneous abscess This study
9 11USF79 2011 Brandenburg/ Havelland Wild boar Shot; male, ≈1 y old; subcutaneous abscess This study
10 121017479 2012 Hesse/ Marburg Wild boar Shot; some milium- to pea-sized solid grayish abscesses with dystrophic central calcification in diaphragmatic peritoneum This study
11 S1627/5/12 2012 North Rhine-Westphalia/ Siegen-Wittgenstein Wild boar Shot; 1 y old; multiple lamellar abscesses in cervical and pulmonal lymph nodes This study
12 S28/3/13 2013 Hesse/ Bad Hersfeld Wild boar Shot; 2 y old; isolate from teat abscess; multiple lamellar abscesses in cervical lymph nodes This study
13 131000349 2013 Hesse/ Odenwald Wild boar Found dead; female, ≈1 y old; some cherry-sized subcutaneous lymph node abscesses This study

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