ID#: 15021
The liver depicted here was extracted from an unknown animal during a necropsy. The animal was a victim of the zoonotic infection leptospirosis, which is a bacterial infection caused by the spirochetal bacteria of the genus, Leptospira. Note the multiple areas of focal hepatic necrosis imparting a mottled appearance to the organ’s exterior.
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Creation Date: 1970
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