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Using immunohistochemical (IHC) technique, this photomicrograph is actually an enlargement of the tissue sample depicted in PHIL 12727, from a human central nervous system (CNS) tissue specimen, which revealed some of the histopathologic changes associated with a Nipah virus infection. Nipah virus has been associated with an encephalitis, characterized by fever and drowsiness, and more serious central nervous system disease, including coma, seizures, and the inability to maintain breathing.
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Content Provider(s): CDC/ Brian W.J. Mahy, BSc, MA, PhD, ScD, DSc
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