Under a low magnification of only 40X, this hematoxylin-eosin-stained (H&E) photomicrograph depicts the cytoarchitectural changes found in a liver tissue specimen extracted from a deceased yellow fever patient. Note that in this particular view a 'massive acidophilic necrosis' had taken place, leaving 'only a thin collar of hepatocytes remaining in the periportal region, and around the central vein.'. See PHIL 2176, and 8239, depicting TEMs of the yellow fever virus.
Dr. Yves Robin and Dr. Jean Renaudet, Arbovirus Laboratory at the Pasteur Institute in Dakar, Senegal; World Health Organization
December 2, 2012
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