Monkeypox Transmission and Pathogenesis in Prairie Dogs
Jeannette Guarner* , Bill J. Johnson†, Christopher D. Paddock*, Wun-Ju Shieh*, Cynthia S. Goldsmith*, Mary G. Reynolds*, Inger K. Damon*, Russell L. Regnery*, Sherif R. Zaki*, and the Veterinary Monkeypox Virus Working Group
Author affiliations: *Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA; †Oklahoma Animal Disease Diagnostic Laboratory, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, Oklahoma, USA
Figure 1. Immunohistochemical staining of a prairie dog eyelid infected with monkeypox virus, showing orthopox virus antigen staining of the cytoplasm of the epithelium of the palpebral conjunctivae (assay using anti–variola virus antibody; original magnifications: A, 12.5X; B, 25X).
1Veterinary Monkeypox Virus Working Group Members: CDC’s Infectious Diseases Pathology Activity: Patricia Greer, Michelle M. Packard, and William Lee, and CDC’s Poxvirus Section Laboratory: Victoria Olson, Richard Kline, Yu Li, and Linda Stempora.
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