Pigeon Fever

Pigeon fever is the common term for an infection caused by the bacterial organism Corynebacterium pseudotuberculosis (also referred to as Dryland Distemper). C. pseudotuberculosis bacteria tend to localize and form abscesses in the
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Jessica Evans, DVM, is an associate at Bend Equine Medical Center (BEMC) in Bend, Ore. She graduated in 2007 from The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine before completing a one-year internship in equine medicine, surgery, reproduction, and dentistry at BEMC.

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