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Fig. 8 | Parasites & Vectors

Fig. 8

From: A rare cardiopulmonary parasite of the European badger, Meles meles: first description of the larvae, ultrastructure, pathological changes and molecular identification of Angiostrongylus daskalovi Janchev & Genov 1988

Fig. 8

Histological sections (haematoxylin-eosin staining) of the lung and tracheobronchial lymph nodes of badgers infected with A. daskalovi. a Diffuse hyperemia, fibrosis and granulomatous reaction of the pulmonary interstitium. b Coiled larvae in the bronchial tree and interstitium (red arrows). c Hemosiderin deposits (white arrow) and granulomatous reaction surrounding fragments of parasites (white circle) in the tracheobronchial lymph node. d Detail of granulomatous reaction centered on larvae (red arrow) in the tracheobronchial lymph node. Scale-bars: a, 100 μm; b, 20 μm; c, 50 μm; d, 20 μm

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