ID#: 2213
This photomicrograph reveals some of the histopathology exhibited in a lymph node tissue specimen, in a case of typhoid fever, caused by the bacterium, Salmonella typhi. You’ll note a large presence of macrophages amongst the normally present lymphocytes. These macrophages contain S. typhi bacteria, erythrocytes, and degenerated lymphocytes.
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Content Provider(s): CDC/ Armed Forces Institute of Pathology, Charles N. Farmer
Creation Date: 1964
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CDC Organization
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