Negri bodies


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Related to Negri bodies: rabies, Guarnieri bodies

Negri bodies

[′nā·grē ‚bäd·ēz]
(pathology)
Acidophil cytoplasmic inclusion bodies in neurons, considered diagnostic of rabies.
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Characteristic intracytoplasmic oval shape Negri bodies with granular appearance are pathognomonic lesions that are more commonly observed in rabid brains, skin and salivary glands (Jamadagni et al., 2006).
The difference in viral N gene expression and FAT pattern suggests that viral RNA distribution may differ among rabies variants being possibly related to the ability of hijacking TLR3 to inside the Negri bodies and thus promoting higher level of viral replication.
Histopathology revealed absence of Negri bodies in formalin fixed tissue of brain.