HISTOLOGIC LESIONS IN PLACENTAS OF NORTHERN FUR SEALS (CALLORHINUS URSINUS) FROM A POPULATION WITH HIGH PLACENTAL PREVALENCE OF COXIELLA BURNETII

@article{Conway2022HISTOLOGICLI,
  title={HISTOLOGIC LESIONS IN PLACENTAS OF NORTHERN FUR SEALS (CALLORHINUS URSINUS) FROM A POPULATION WITH HIGH PLACENTAL PREVALENCE OF COXIELLA BURNETII},
  author={Rachel Conway and Colleen G Duncan and Robert A. Foster and Gilbert J. Kersh and Stephen A. Raverty and Thomas Scott Gelatt and Chad B. Frank},
  journal={The Journal of Wildlife Diseases},
  year={2022},
  volume={58},
  pages={333 - 340}
}
Abstract: Coxiella burnetii is an intracellular bacterial pathogen that can be associated with significant reproductive disease or acute mortality in livestock and wildlife. A novel marine mammal–associated strain of C. burnetii has been identified in pinnipeds of the northwestern Pacific Ocean. Little is known about C. burnetii infection in regard to reproductive success or population status. Our objective was to characterize the severity and extent of histologic lesions in 117… 

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