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Volume 6, Number 5—October 2000

Dispatch

Trichinella pseudospiralis Outbreak in France

Stéphane Ranque*, Bernard Faugère*†, Edoardo Pozio†, Giuseppe La Rosa†, Alessandra Tamburrini†, Jean-François Pellissier‡, and Philippe Brouqui*Comments to Author 
Author affiliations: *Hopital F. Houphouët Boigny, Marseille, France; †Instituto Superiore di Sanità, Rome, Italy; ‡Laboratory of Neurological and Muscular Biopathology, Marseille, France

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Figure 1

Sections of a muscle biopsy specimen from a patient infected with Trichinella pseudospiralis on day 32 after infection. The identified larva is nonencapsulated. Inflammatory cells are noted in the interstitium. Upper panel: hematoxylin and eosin stain at 50X magnification. Bottom panel: Masson trichrome stain at 100X magnification.

Figure 1. Sections of a muscle biopsy specimen from a patient infected with Trichinella pseudospiralis on day 32 after infection. The identified larva is nonencapsulated. Inflammatory cells are noted in the interstitium. Upper panel: hematoxylin and eosin stain at 50X magnification. Bottom panel: Masson trichrome stain at 100X magnification.

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