A lorikeet (unidentified species of subfamily Loriinae), which died of coliform septicemia subsequent to an esophageal ulcer also had intranuclear inclusion bodies in the proximal convoluted tubular lining cells of the kidney. The ultrastructure of these inclusion bodies was compared with those described in experimental lead-induced inclusion bodies of rats.

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