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Under a magnification of 125X, this photomicrograph of a sample of salivary gland tissue, revealed the presence of what are referred to as cytomegalic inclusion cells. With their enlarged, darkly stained nucleus, such cells are also known as owl eye inclusion cells, and were due to a case of cytomegalic inclusion disease, caused by the cytomegalovirus.
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Content Providers(s):CDC/ Rosalie B. Haraszti, MD
Creation Date:1964
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