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Under a magnification of 125X, this photomicrograph of a sample of lung tissue, revealed the presence of what are referred to as cytomegalic inclusion cells. With their enlarged, darkly stained nucleus, these cells are also known as owl-eye inclusion cells, and were due to a case of cytomegalic inclusion disease, caused by the cytomegalovirus.
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Content Provider(s): CDC/ Rosalie B. Haraszti, M.D.
Creation Date: 1964
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CDC Organization
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