Mycobacterium tuberculosis



Mycobacterium tuberculosis


Joseph Misdraji, MD









Paraffin section of the liver from an autopsy of a patient who died of miliary TB shows multiple necrotizing granulomas image.






High-power view of hepatic miliary tuberculosis shows a granuloma with focal eosinophilic granular necrotic material image and several multinucleated giant cells image.


TERMINOLOGY


Abbreviations



  • Mycobacterium tuberculosis (MTB)


  • Tuberculosis (TB)


Definitions



  • Infection by M. tuberculosis

Jul 7, 2016 | Posted by in PATHOLOGY & LABORATORY MEDICINE | Comments Off on Mycobacterium tuberculosis
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