Figure. Identification and characterization of leprosy and Mycobacterium leprae acid-fast bacilli in the tissue in the wild nine-banded armadillo (Dasypus novemcinctus), Nuevo León, Mexico. SYBR gold staining shows a high density of bacilli in the spleen tissue organized in globi (boxed area at left and inset at right). Image is a merger of 16 images, 0.33 µm apart, in a z-stack taken with a 100× objective lens. Scale bars represent 20 µm (main image) and 5 µm (inset).