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- Harris, Heather S., et al. Show all 11 Authors
- Journal of wildlife diseases 2016 v.52 no.4 pp. 874-882
- Dermochelys coriacea; Eimeriidae; adrenal glands; adults; death; etiology; feces; genes; oocysts; parasites; quantitative polymerase chain reaction; ribosomal RNA; sea turtles; North America
- ... Histologic lesions incidental to the cause of death were observed in the adrenal glands of 17 subadult and adult leatherback sea turtles (Dermochelys coriacea) found dead or moribund on or near shore in North America. Round bodies, 250–300 μm in diameter composed of an outer capsule and large multinucleated cells surrounding a central mass of acellular material were distributed throughout the affe ...