Structural and Functional Changes in Pulmonary Macrophages and Lungs of Mice Infected with Influenza Virus A/H5N1 A/goose/Krasnoozerskoye/627/05

C57Bl/6 mice were intranasally infected with influenza virus A/H5N1 A/goose/Krasnoozerskoye/627/05. The mortality rate of animals reached 70% on day 14 of the disease. The lungs of animals were characterized by necroses, destruction of vessels, hemorrhagic and thrombotic complications, edematous syndrome, and early fibrosis of the interstitium. On days 6-10… (More)