On February 11, 1942, a veterinarian was called to treat an eight month old purebred Hereford steer. The caretaker gave a history of a slowly developing enlargement posterior to the mandible. The condition was diagnosed as parotitis and the animal was treated with an organic iodide per orum.
Fisher, R. P.
"Actinomycosis-Like Lesions Caused By Corynebacterium,"
Iowa State University Veterinarian: Vol. 5
, Article 11.
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