Under a magnification of 100X, this hematoxylin-eosin-stained (H&E) photomicrograph depicts the cytoarchitectural changes found in a liver tissue specimen extracted from an Ebola disease patient in Zaire. This particular view reveals a 'zone of acidophilic necrosis within which there were several degenerating hepatocytes. Taking place at the periphery of the necrotic area, were microvacuolar 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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