Emerging Infectious Diseases and Amphibian Population Declines
Peter Daszak* , Lee Berger†‡, Andrew A. Cunningham§, Alex D. Hyatt†, D. Earl Green¶, and Rick Speare‡
Author affiliations: *Institute of Ecology, University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia, USA;†Australian Animal Health Laboratory, Commonwealth Scientific Industrial Research Organization, Geelong, Victoria, Australia;‡School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, James Cook University, Townsville, Queensland, Australia;§Institute of Zoology, Zoological Society of London, London, United Kingdom; and¶National Wildlife Health Center, U.S. Geological Survey, Madison, Wisconsin, USA
Figure 4. Transmission electron micrographs of iridovirus cultured from the liver of a naturally diseased common frog (Rana temporaria) by using a fathead minnow epithelial cell line. 4a. Virus-infected cell. Large isocahedral viruses are conspicuous within the cytoplasm (arrows). Bar = 2 µm. 4b. Paracrystalline array of iridovirus. Bar = 200 µm.
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