ID#: 743
This is a photomicrograph of a human pancreatic tissue specimen, which revealed histopathologic changes brought on by a case of fatal human plague, caused by the bacterium, Yersinia pestis. Note the presence of focal hemorrhages within the islets of Langerhans.
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Content Provider(s): CDC/ Dr. Marshall Fox
Creation Date: 1976
Photo Credit:
CDC Organization
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