Perinatal Transmission of Yellow Fever, Brazil, 2009
Maria Regina Bentlin , Ricardo Augusto Monteiro de Barros Almeida, Kunie Iabuki Rabello Coelho, Ana Freitas Ribeiro, Melissa Mascheratti Siciliano, Akemi Suzuki, and Carlos Magno Castelo Branco Fortaleza
Author affiliations: Authors affiliations: Universidade Estadual Paulista, Botucatu, Brazil (M.R. Bentlin, R.A.M. de Barros Almeida, K.I.R. Coelho, C.M.C.B. Fortaleza); Centro de Vigilância Epidemiológica “Alexandre Vranjac,” São Paulo, Brazil (A.F. Ribeiro, M.M. Siciliano); Instituto Adolfo Lutz Public Health Laboratory, São Paulo (A. Suzuki)
Figure. Microscopy findings of autopsy specimens from a 12-day-old girl with yellow fever, Brazil, 2009. A) Massive liver necrosis, with proliferation of ductular-like structures around portal tracts (arrow); B) hepatocytes with microvesicular fatty changes (arrows); C) intra-alveolar lung hemorrhage (arrows); D) renal tissue showing acute tubular necrosis (arrows). Panels A and C, original magnification ×200; panels B and D, original magnification ×400.
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