Archives of Virology

, Volume 76, Issue 3, pp 257–261 | Cite as

Ultrastructure of newly recognized caliciviruses of the dog and mink

  • J. F. Evermann
  • A. W. Smith
  • D. E. Skilling
  • A. J. McKeirnan
Brief Report


Two recently recognized viruses obtained from a dog with glossitis and from mink with hemorrhagic pneumonia were characterized by electron microscopy. The results of the negative-stained preparations indicated that the viruses were structurally compatible with the calicivirus group.


Electron Microscopy Infectious Disease Pneumonia Glossitis Hemorrhagic Pneumonia 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • J. F. Evermann
    • 1
  • A. W. Smith
    • 2
  • D. E. Skilling
    • 2
  • A. J. McKeirnan
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Veterinary Clinical Medicine and Surgery and the Washington Animal Disease Diagnostic Laboratory, College of Veterinary MedicineWashington State UniversityPullmanUSA
  2. 2.School of Veterinary MedicineOregon State UniversityCorvallisUSA

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