Under a low magnification of 80X, 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 'disseminated acidophilic necrosis, microvacuolar fatty degeneration, and a discrete histiolymphocytic infiltrate into the periportal space.'
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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