Fatal Spotted Fever Rickettsiosis, Minas Gerais, Brazil
Márcio Antonio Moreira Galvão*†
, J. Stephen Dumler‡, Cláudio Lísias Mafra*, Simone Berger Calic§, Chequer Buffe Chamone§, Gracco Cesarino Filho¶, Juan Pablo Olano†, and David H. Walker†
Author affiliations: *Universidade Federal de Ouro Preto, Minas Gerais, Brazil; †World Health Organization Collaborating Center for Tropical Diseases, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas, USA; ‡Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, USA; §Fundação Ezequiel Dias, Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais, Brazil; ¶Diretoria Regional de Saúde, Coronel Fabriciano. Minas Gerais, Brazil
Figure 2. Immunohistochemical stain demonstrates Rickettsia rickettsii in endothelial cells of a blood vessel in kidney from patient l. (Hematoxylin counterstain; original magnification X 1200).
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