Table 3

Animals examined in this study

Animal

Age

Cause of dead

Histopathological findings


Regina

42 y

Euthanised because of deteriorating body condition

Mostly age related lesions: focal endocarditis;

chronic interstitial nephritis; myodegeneration; mild lymphoid depletion in spleen

No polyomavirus-associated lesions


Gina

43 y

Drowned

Bronchopneumonia;

No polyomavirus-associated lesions


Melanie

12 y

Severely emaciated; died during anesthesia

Subacute pneumonia; hemosiderosis (spleen, liver)


Antoine

7 y

Died during anesthesia

No polyomavirus-associated lesions


Bob

14 y

Euthanised after episode of severe hematuria

Immune-mediated hemolytic anemia;

No polyomavirus-associated lesions


Deuzing et al. Virology Journal 2010 7:347   doi:10.1186/1743-422X-7-347

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