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Volume 14, Number 1—January 2008

Dispatch

Avian Influenza Virus (H5N1) Replication in Feathers of Domestic Waterfowl

Yu Yamamoto*Comments to Author , Kikuyasu Nakamura*, Masatoshi Okamatsu*, Manabu Yamada*, and Masaji Mase*
Author affiliations: *National Institute of Animal Health, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan;

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Figure 2

Pathology of a duck infected with A/chicken/Yamaguchi/7/2004. A) Electron microscopy of the feather epidermis showing virions observed between epidermal cells with the desmosome (d) and nucleus (n). Bar = 500 nm. B) Spherical virion with envelope spikes. Bar = 100 nm. C) Budding process of virion (arrowhead). Bar = 250 nm.

Figure 2. Pathology of a duck infected with A/chicken/Yamaguchi/7/2004. A) Electron microscopy of the feather epidermis showing virions observed between epidermal cells with the desmosome (d) and nucleus (n). Bar = 500 nm. B) Spherical virion with envelope spikes. Bar = 100 nm. C) Budding process of virion (arrowhead). Bar = 250 nm.

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