Submitted by admin on Tue, 08/26/2008 - 15:40
Periorbital skin: edema.
Periocular skin: Mild edema
This image was taken 2 days post experimental inoculation with highly pathogenic avian influenza. The bird was found dead in its cage. There is mild periocular edema but no other external lesions. Birds that die of peracute disease, such as this one, may not have significant gross lesions.
The subcutaneous tissue around the eye is slightly swollen.
White Leghorn SPF
The photograph was taken 2 days post inoculation. The bird was experimentally inoculated with highly pathogenic avian influenza virus on 3/2/08 at Plum Island Animal Disease Center. The inoculation was performed in the caudal thoracic air sac with strain A/CK/PA/469/3-84/H5N2, using 0.25ml.
Egg layers- white egg
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