Negri bodies


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Negri bodies

[′nā·grē ‚bäd·ēz]
(pathology)
Acidophil cytoplasmic inclusion bodies in neurons, considered diagnostic of rabies.
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The presence of intracytoplasmic Negri bodies was seen only in single case from one site (Tandlianwala town).
39) RABV hijacks this receptor to inside the Negri bodies using a host structure to support its replication once the Negri bodies can be considered as a location in which a massive viral replication occurs, and also avoids cellular apoptosis becoming almost invisible to the immune system.
It was sent to the local public health laboratory and was confirmed to be positive through the identification of Negri bodies on microscopic examination.