Matti Kiupel , Danielle R. Desjardins, Ailam Lim, Carole Bolin, Cathy A. Johnson-Delaney, James H. Resau, Michael M. Garner, and Steven R. Bolin
Author affiliations: Michigan State University, Lansing, Michigan, USA (M. Kiupel, D.R. Desjardins, A. Lim, C. Bolin, S.R. Bolin); Eastside Avian and Exotic Animal Medical Center, Kirkland, Washington, USA (C.A. Johnson-Delaney); Van Andel Research Institute, Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA (J.H. Resau); and Northwest ZooPath, Monroe, Washington, USA (M.M. Garner)
Figure 4. . . Transmission electron micrograph of the lung from a 2-year-old ferret that died of acute dyspnea, showing loss of cilia in bronchial epithelial and cellular degeneration characterized by swelling of endoplasmatic reticulum, vacuolization of mitochondria with loss of christae, and intranuclear chromatin dispersion. Attached to the apical surface of a ciliated cell is a 0.8-μm pleomorphic mycoplasma-like organism (arrow). Scale bar = 0.5 µm.
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