Comparison of the lesions of Aleutian disease in mink and hypergammaglobulinemia in ferrets.

@article{Ohshima1978ComparisonOT,
  title={Comparison of the lesions of Aleutian disease in mink and hypergammaglobulinemia in ferrets.},
  author={Koji Ohshima and D. T. Shen and James B. Henson and John R. Gorham},
  journal={American journal of veterinary research},
  year={1978},
  volume={39 4},
  pages={653-7}
}
Gross and microscopic lesions of Aleutian disease (AD) in mink and hypergammaglobulinemia in ferrets were compared. Both conditions were characterized by widespread proliferation of plasma cells, but proliferation was more prominent in mink infected with AD. Arteritis did not occur in hypergammaglobulinemic ferrets. Minimal or no glomerular alterations occurred in infected ferrets, but were severe in mink infected with AD. Bile duct proliferation was more prominent in diseased mink. Tissue… CONTINUE READING

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