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Histology info. on the bubonic plague. what types of tissues are effected by the disease process. how does their structure change? how samples taken.

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Dr. Nestor Del rosario
Addiction Medicine 34 years experience
Allergy: Bubonic plague causes bacteremia, septicemia, and dic. All tissues can be involved, and bleeding can be seen in those tissues. When it gets this far, it has about 90% mortality so most tissues are obtained at autopsy. Blood can be taken or as above and can be cultured.

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