However, no gross lesions
associated with HPAI virus infection were found in the organs from a mallard and a white-fronted goose; for these birds, the cause of death seemed to have been peritonitis and gunshot wounds.
identified during necropsy included lesions at renal biopsy sites and adjacent air sacs (attributed to the biopsy procedure) and pectoral muscle hemorrhage and discoloration (at sites of injection).
No gross lesions
compatible with any disease were found in any deer.
Necropsy was performed on 2 adult goats; gross lesions
were recorded and special attention was paid to the nervous system.
The most common gross lesions
were moderately congested and edematous lungs, and a mild fibrinous exudate in the air sacs and lumen of the trachea.
On the basis of the gross lesions
and the appearance of the virus, we suspected that it was a member of the iridovirus family.
It is characterized by impaired mobility, increased mortality, and absence of gross lesions
that would explain the impaired mobility.
7%) pigeons of the 435 examined; histopathologic examination of livers with gross lesions
of mycobacteriosis from 15 randomly selected pigeons revealed granulomatous inflammation typical for avian mycobacteriosis in all samples.
To the Editor: Documentation of possible tuberculosis (TB) in goats in Nigeria was reported by Ojo (1) on the basis of gross lesions
without culture confirmation.
At necropsy, a liposarcoma and associated hematoma were present on 1 wing, but no other gross lesions
Other gross lesions
included verminous pterygoid sinusitis and pneumonia and mild dermal and retroperitoneal cestodiasis.