ID#: 14560
Captured during the necropsy of a rock squirrel, Spermophilus variegatus, exposure of the animal’s abdominal viscera revealed the presence of a massive hemorrhagic reaction, which was due to a Yersinia pestis infection, the bacteria responsible for causing plague.
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Content Provider(s): CDC/ William Archibald, Fort Collins
Creation Date: 1977
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