Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station contribution; no. 88-363-S; Cattlemen's Day, 1988; Report of progress (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service); 539; Beef; Liver abscess; Ultrasonography
We have demonstrated that ultrasonography can be used to visualize liver abscess in live cattle. We have also developed a nonsurgical method of catheterizing the bovine portal vein and experimentally inducing liver abscesses by inoculating the portal vein with Fusobacterium necrophorum bacteria.
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Lechtenberg, K.F.; Avery, T.B.; and Nagaraja, Tiruvoor G.
"Experimental induction and monitoring of liver abscesses in cattle with ultrasonography,"
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