Gundi Müller* , Peter Wohlsein*, Andreas Beineke*, Ludwig Haas*, Irene Greiser-Wilke*, Ursula Siebert†, Sonja Fonfara†, Timm Harder‡, Michael Stede§, Achim.D. Gruber*, and Wolfgang Baumgärtner*
Author affiliations: *School of Veterinary Medicine Hannover, Hannover, Germany; †Christian-Albrechts-University at Kiel, Büsum, Germany; ‡Food, Veterinary and Environmental Diagnostic Laboratory of Schleswig-Holstein, Neumünster, Germany; §State Veterinary Investigation Centre for Fish, Cuxhaven, Germany
Figure 1. Tissue lesions from a harbor seal (Phoca vitulina) with phocine distemper virus infection. (A) Cerebral cortex with nonsuppurative encephalitis. Hematoxylin and eosin staining. (B) Immunohistochemical labeling of morbilliviral antigen in glandular epithelial cells of the lung. Avidin-biotin-peroxidase technique with Papanicolaou’s hematoxylin counterstain.
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