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Table 2 Microscopic lesions in BAGV infected game birds

From: Natural Bagaza virus infection in game birds in southern Spain

Lesion Partridge Pheasant Wood Pigeon
1 2 3 4 5 6 1 2 3 4 5 1 2
Cerebrum
Neuronal necrosis + + + + NT +
Neuronophagia + + + + + NT +
Satellitosis + + + + + + NT
Gliosis + + + + + + + + + + + NT +
Perivascular cuffing + + + + + NT
Endothelial hypertrophy + + + + + + + + + + + NT +
Glial necrosis + + NT
Cerebellum
Gliosis + + + + NT
Perivascular cuffing + + + + NT
Purkinje cell necrosis + + + + + + NT +
Purkinje cell disappearance + + + + + + + + + NT
Endothelial hypertrophy + + + + + + + + + + + NT +
Optic lobe
Neuronal necrosis + + + + + + NT NT
Gliosis + + + + + + + NT NT
Perivascular cuffing + + + NT NT
Endothelial hypertrophy + + + + + + + + + + + NT NT
Glial necrosis + + NT NT
Spleen
Capsular thickening + + + + + + NT NT
Lymphoid depletion + + + + + + + + + NT + NT +
Haemosiderosis + + + + + + NT NT +
Granulocytic infiltration + + + + + NT NT
Lymphoid necrosis + + + NT + NT
Endothelial swelling + + + NT NT
Vascular wall thickening + + + NT NT
Large intestine
Epithelial necrosis + + NT NT NT NT
Liver
Inflammatory infiltrate + + + + + + +
Haemosiderosis + + + + + + +
Hepatocellular necrosis + +
Pancreas
Acinar necrosis + + NT NT NT NT
Kidney
Inflammatory infiltrate + + + + + +
Tubular degeneration + + + + + +
Tubular necrosis + + + + + + +
Heart
Inflammatory infiltrate + + + + + + NT +
Miofibrilar degeneration + + + + + + NT
Miofibrilar necrosis + + NT
Lung
Inflammatory infiltrate + + + + +
Septal epithelial cells necrosis + +
Skin
Inflammatory infiltrate + + + + NT
  1. + Presence of lesion.
  2. – Absence of lesion.
  3. NT Tissue not tested.