If a strictly parasitic organism, like the contagion of pleuropneumonia, it might be completely extirpated in this way.
The apparent symptoms are the same as when the animal is affected with pleuropneumonia.
It is much better than any test known for pleuropneumonia when that disease was eradicated.
During the slaughter of cattle for pleuropneumonia careful examinations of the carcasses were made for tuberculosis.
Some authorities look upon these bands as constituting the so-called "marbling" of pleuropneumonia.
In 1886 pleuropneumonia was discovered in some of the large distillery stables of Chicago and among cows on neighboring lots.
It seems quite plain that as early as 1713 and 1714 pleuropneumonia existed in Swabia and several Cantons of Switzerland.
pleuropneumonia pleu·ro·pneu·mo·nia (plur'ō-nu-mōn'yə, -nyu-)
Inflammation of the pleura and lungs; pneumonia aggravated by pleurisy.