ID#: 22990
Under a magnification of 500X, 4X greater than that seen in PHIL 22989, this photomicrograph of a rhesus monkey liver tissue specimen, revealed the presence of an enlarged hepatocyte (arrow), which had been infected by the parasitic organism, Plasmodium cynomolgi. Note how the interior of the hepatocyte was occupied by numerous, P. cynomolgi merozoites.
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Content Provider(s): CDC/ Clinton Smith
Creation Date: 1965
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CDC Organization
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