Disease Images: Leishmaniasis

Additional resources for Leishmaniasis

Leishmaniasis: Dog, bone marrow. The bone marrow contains hematopoietic precursors and macrophages with numerous intracytoplasmic Leishmania sp. organisms. The elongate organisms are distinguished by the central round dark basophilic kinetoplast structure.
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Dog, bone marrow. The bone marrow contains hematopoietic precursors and macrophages with numerous intracytoplasmic Leishmania sp. organisms. The elongate organisms are distinguished by the central round dark basophilic kinetoplast structure.

Credit: Dr. C. Andreasen, Iowa State University, College of Veterinary Medicine, Department of Veterinary Pathology
Photo ID: LEI_001
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Leishmaniasis: Dog, bone marrow. Higher magnification of bone marrow demonstrating intracellular and extracellular Leishmania sp. organisms.
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Dog, bone marrow. Higher magnification of bone marrow demonstrating intracellular and extracellular Leishmania sp. organisms.

Credit: Dr. C. Andreasen, Iowa State University, College of Veterinary Medicine, Department of Veterinary Pathology
Photo ID: LEI_002
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These images were annotated by Dr. Steve Sorden and Dr. Claire Andreasen and funding was provided by a USDA Higher Education Challenge Grant in collaboration with the Iowa State University Department of Veterinary Pathology, Center for Food Security and Public Health, Armed Forces Institute of Pathology, and Plum Island Animal Disease Center.