Heart Allograft Biopsy Interpretation

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Figure 4. Myocardial toxoplasmosis can also be associated with an inflammatory infiltrate, simulating acute rejection. Features helpful in making the distinction between the two processes include the mixed nature of the infiltrate in Toxoplasmosis, including the presence of neutrophils and obviously, direct identification of the organisms(arrow).


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