aquatic bird bornavirus 1 infection in a captive emu (dromaius novaehollandiae): presumed natural transmission from free-ranging wild adult female emu (dromaius novaehollandiae) presented with anorexia, maldigestion, weight loss, and various subtle nervous deficits. after four months of unrewarding diagnostics, treatments, and supportive care, the emu was euthanized due to lack of clinical improvement and progressive weight loss. gross pathology revealed a very narrow pylorus and multiple flaccid diverticula of the small intestines. histopathological findings included severe lymphoplasmacytic encephalomyelitis and multifoca ...201728862888
aquatic bird bornavirus-associated disease in free-living canada geese ( branta canadensis ) in the northeastern usa.during the winter of 2013-14, 22 canada geese ( branta canadensis ) were admitted to the wildlife clinic at the cummings school of veterinary medicine at tufts university with nonspecific neurologic abnormalities and emaciation. five of these geese, along with three geese that were submitted dead, were evaluated via histopathology, immunohistochemistry, and reverse transcription pcr (rt-pcr) for bornaviruses. histopathologically, six of the eight birds had lymphoplasmacytic encephalitis. one bir ...201728445657
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