Under a moderate magnification of 250X, this hematoxylin-eosin-stained (H&E) photomicrograph depicts the cytoarchitectural changes found in a liver tissue specimen extracted from a Marburg disease patient in South Africa. This particular view reveals 'groups of cells at different stages of acidophilic necrosis, with some evolving into Councilman bodies. There are numerous basophilic bodies, as well as early fatty changes.'
Dr. Yves Robin and Dr. Jean Renaudet, Arbovirus Laboratory at the Pasteur Institute in Dakar, Senegal; World Health Organization
October 5, 2012
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