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. This particular image reveals the presence of 'massive necrosis, which extends to the periportal region, where only a few hepatocytes remained.'. 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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