ID#: 17762
Caption: Captured during the necropsy of a rock squirrel, Spermophilus variegatus, exposure of the animal’s abdominal and thoracic viscera revealed the presence of a massive pulmonary hemorrhagic reaction, which was due to a Yersinia pestis infection, the bacteria responsible for causing plague.
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Content Providers(s): CDC/ William Archibald, Fort Collins
Creation Date: 2014
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