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This photomicrograph of a myocardial tissue specimen revealed histopathologic changes brought on by a case of typhoid fever, caused by the bacterium Salmonella enterica serovar Typhi. Though not a very common sequela, S. typhi can cause myocarditis. Note the leukocytic infiltrate present in the myocardium.
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Content Providers(s):CDC/ Armed Forces Institute of Pathology, Charles N. Farmer
Creation Date:1964
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