Florence Fenollar, Marie Célard, Jean-Christophe Lagier, Hubert Lepidi, Pierre-Edouard Fournier, and Didier Raoult
Author affiliations: Aix-Marseille Université, Marseille, France (F. Fenollar, J.-C. Lagier, H. Lepidi, P.-E. Fournier, D. Raoult); Assistance Publique Hopitaux de Marseille, Marseille (F. Fenollar, J.-C. Lagier, P.-E. Fournier, D. Raoult); Groupement Hospitalier Est, Bron, France (M. Célard)
Figure 2. . . . . . Aortic valve from patient with Tropheryma whipplei endocarditis. A) Hematoxylin–eosin–saffron stain (original magnification ×100). B) Foamy macrophages containing characteristic inclusion bodies (periodic acid–Schiff stain; original magnification ×200). C) Immunostaining of T. whipplei with polyclonal rabbit antibody against T. whipplei and Mayer’s hemalum counterstain (original magnification ×100). No destruction of this valve is visible.
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