Pathological findings of slaughtered sheep kidneys in Noorabad abattoir, Iran
Pathological findings of slaughtered sheep kidneys in Noorabad abattoir, Iran
Volume 2, Issue 5, 2018, Page 257-265
Authors : Amir Ashkan mahjoor , Hossien Hosseinzadeh

Abstract :
This study was carried out to determine type and prevalence of kidney lesions in sheep in Noorabad city, south of Iran.A total number of 500 clinically normal sheep of different age, sex and breeds referred to Noorabad abattoir were selected. After slaughter the kidneys of these sheep were inspected and renal samples were taken for histopathological study. Twenty-nine out of the studied kidneys had renal lesions including interstitial nephritis in 12 cases, Hemorrhage and hyperemia in 4cases, Abscess in 4 cases cysts, acute tubular necrosis in 3 cases, glomerulonephritis in 2 cases, Medullary crest necrosis and Cloisonné kidney were in one case. The prevalence of renal lesions in female and male cattle didn’t had any significant difference.

Keywords :
Sheep, interstitial nephritis, Acute tubular necrosis,, glomerulonephritis, Medullary crest necrosis, Cloisonné kidney