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Volume 16, Number 3—March 2010

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Experimental Infection of Squirrel Monkeys with Nipah Virus

Philippe Marianneau1, Vanessa Guillaume1, K. Thong Wong, Munisamy Badmanathan, Ren Yih Looi, Séverine Murri, Philippe Loth, Noël Tordo, T. Fabian Wild, Branka HorvatComments to Author , and Hugues Contamin
Author affiliations: Institut Pasteur, Lyon, France (P. Marianneau, S. Murri, P. Loth, N. Tordo, H. Contamin); Institut national de santé et de la recherché médicale, Lyon (V. Guillaume, T.F. Wild, B. Horvat); University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia (K.T. Wong, M. Badmanathan, R.Y. Looi)

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Pathologic signs associated with Nipah virus infection in squirrel monkeys. A) Focal inflammation in the lung (monkey B). Hematoxylin and eosin stains; original magnification ×10. B) Viral antigens (brown staining) were immunolocalized to the alveolar walls (monkey E). C) brain neuron (monkey B). D) Tubular and extratubular cells in the kidney (monkey E). E) Lymphoid cells in the spleen (monkey D). B–E, immunoperoxidase stains, original magnification ×20.

Figure. Pathologic signs associated with Nipah virus infection in squirrel monkeys. A) Focal inflammation in the lung (monkey B). Hematoxylin and eosin stains; original magnification ×10. B) Viral antigens (brown staining) were immunolocalized to the alveolar walls (monkey E). C) brain neuron (monkey B). D) Tubular and extratubular cells in the kidney (monkey E). E) Lymphoid cells in the spleen (monkey D). B–E, immunoperoxidase stains, original magnification ×20.

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1These authors contributed equally to this article.

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