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Under a magnification of 250X, this hematoxylin-eosin-stained (H&E) photomicrograph depicts the cytoarchitectural changes found in a liver tissue specimen extracted from a Lassa fever patient. In this particular view you’ll note “a small area of acidophilic necrosis, along with a few Councilman bodies in the vicinity of a periportal space, that had been infiltrated by lymphocytes".
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From the booklet entitled, ”Yellow Fever: Positive and Differential Histopathology Diagnosis”, PHIL images 13001 through 13043 illustrate the findings encountered when performing a differential diagnoses comparing characteristics of liver cytoarchitecture in cases of yellow fever with viral hepatitis, Lassa fever, Marburg virus, Ebola virus, Dengue hemorrhagic fever, Congo-Crimean hemorrhagic fever, Rift Valley fever, and malnutrition.
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Content Providers(s):Dr. Yves Robin and Dr. Jean Renaudet, Arbovirus Laboratory at the Pasteur Institute in Dakar, Senegal; World Health Organization
Creation Date:1980
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