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Histopathology and Cytology of
Poultry Diseases
By Ivan Dinev, DVM, PhD


NECROTIC ENTERITIS

Fig. 1. Necrosis of small intestinal mucous
coat. The affected mucosal layer
is altered into necrotic detritus, part
of which protrudes into the intestinal
lumen. H/E, Bar = 40 µm.

Fig. 1. Necrosis of small intestinal mucous coat. The affected mucosal layer is altered into necrotic detritus, part of which protrudes into the intestinal lumen. H/E, Bar = 40 µm.

 
Fig. 2. Simultaneous presence of
Clostridium organisms (arrow - с) and
Eimeria developmental forms (arrow
- е) among the necrotic small intestinal
mucosa in a broiler chicken. H/E,
Bar = 30 µm.

Fig. 2. Simultaneous presence of Clostridium organisms (arrow - с) and Eimeria developmental forms (arrow - е) among the necrotic small intestinal mucosa in a broiler chicken. H/E, Bar = 30 µm.

 
Fig. 3. Element of Fig. 2. Massive
clostridial colonization to the surface
of small intestinal mucosa (arrows).
H/E, Bar = 35 µm.

Fig. 3. Element of Fig. 2. Massive clostridial colonization to the surface of small intestinal mucosa (arrows). H/E, Bar = 35 µm.

 
Fig. 4. Multiple clostridiae among the
necrotic intestinal mucosa and formation
of a cavity (arrow) as a result of
gas production. H/E, Bar = 25 µm.

Fig. 4. Multiple clostridiae among the necrotic intestinal mucosa and formation of a cavity (arrow) as a result of gas production. H/E, Bar = 25 µm.

 
Fig. 5. Necrotic enteritis in a broiler
chicken. Severe liver congestion. H/E,
Bar = 100 µm.

Fig. 5. Necrotic enteritis in a broiler chicken. Severe liver congestion. H/E, Bar = 100 µm.

 
Fig. 6. Necrotic enteritis in a broiler
chicken. Liver, activated macrophages
and enhanced phagocytosis of erythrocytes.
H/E, Bar = 35 µm.

Fig. 6. Necrotic enteritis in a broiler chicken. Liver, activated macrophages and enhanced phagocytosis of erythrocytes. H/E, Bar = 35 µm.

 
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