Histopathologic criteria to confirm white-nose syndrome in bats

Carol Uphoff Meteyer, Elizabeth L. Buckles, David S. Blehert, Alan C. Hicks, D. Earl Green, Valerie Shearn-Bochsler, Nancy J. Thomas, Andrea Gargas and Melissa J. Behr, published in Journal of Veterinary Diagnostic Investigation This report provides details surrounding the histopathologic criteria used to confirm WNS in bats. Includes studies and findings. Histopathologic confirmation is an efficient, cost effective, and reliable way to diagnosis this disease. (July 1, 2009).