Pyometra is a uterine infection that accumulates pus in the uterus.
- purulent vaginal discharge
- abnormal thirst (polydipsia)
- abnormally large amounts of dilute urine (polyuria)
- increased aggressiveness
- depression, lethargy, and anorexia
Pyometra is usually reported shortly after a rabbit delivers her young.:476
- Staphylococcus aureus (most common)
- Listeria monocytogene
- Moraxella bovis
- Actinomyces pyogens
- Brucella melitensis
- Salmonella spp.
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