Affiliation: Las Palmas
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. Differentiation at necropsy between in vivo gas embolism and putrefaction using a gas score. Res Vet Sci. 2016;106:48-55 pubmed publisher
Fernandez A, Edwards J, Rodriguez F, Espinosa de los Monteros A, Herraez P, Castro P, et al
. "Gas and fat embolic syndrome" involving a mass stranding of beaked whales (family Ziphiidae) exposed to anthropogenic sonar signals. Vet Pathol. 2005;42:446-57 pubmed
..The present study demonstrates a new pathologic entity in cetaceans. The syndrome is apparently induced by exposure to mid-frequency sonar signals and particularly affects deep, long-duration, repetitive-diving species like BWs...
Fernandez A, Esperón F, Herráez P, de Los Monteros A, Clavel C, Bernabé A, et al
. Morbillivirus and pilot whale deaths, Mediterranean Sea. Emerg Infect Dis. 2008;14:792-4 pubmed publisher
..Sequence analysis of a 426-bp conserved fragment of the morbillivirus phosphoprotein gene indicates that the virus is more closely related to dolphin morbillivirus than to pilot whale morbillivirus...