Additional file 2: Figure S2.

Histopathological lesions in mouse tissues infected with T. gondii RH-OE and RH-GFP at 5 days after infection. Tissues were fixed in 10% formalin solution. After fixation, they were embedded in paraffin wax, sectioned to 4 μm, and then stained with hematoxylin and eosin (HE). (A, B) Liver, focal inflammatory cell infiltration was found in all groups. (C, D) Spleen, mononuclear cell infiltration in serosa and fat tissue (arrow-head in C and detail in inset). (E, F) Lung, slight to mild inflammatory cell infiltration. Histopathological findings were similar in both groups. Multifocal inflammatory cell infiltration was found in the liver. In the spleen, no significant changes were observed in parenchyma, however mononuclear cell infiltration was observed in serosa and fat tissue, which indicated peritonitis. Also, slight to mild inflammatory cell infiltration was found in the lung tissue.

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Ibrahim et al. BMC Microbiology 2014 14:76   doi:10.1186/1471-2180-14-76