Guarnieri bodies

Guar·ni·er·i bod·ies

(gwahr-nē-ār'ē),
intracytoplasmic acidophilic inclusion bodies observed in epithelial cells in variola (smallpox) and vaccinia infections; include aggregations of Paschen bodies or virus particles.

Guarnieri,

Giuseppi, Italian physician, 1856-1918.
Guarnieri bodies - intracytoplasmic acidophilic inclusion bodies observed in epithelial cells in smallpox and vaccinia infections, and which include aggregations of Paschen bodies or virus particles.
Guarnieri gelatin agar - a type of agar used for the cultivation of Streptococcus pneumoniae.

Guarnieri bodies

large intracytoplasmic inclusion bodies originating from Paschen bodies, caused by infection with vaccinia or variola virus.
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1987) who stated that BPXV intra-cytoplasmic inclusion bodies of B-type were similar to inclusion bodies of CPXV, however, these showed dissimilar appearance from Guarnieri bodies found in case of VACV, that were plentiful, small, asymmetrical, granulated and eosinophilic.
The causative agent of smallpox was not visualized microscopically until 1887, when Buist first observed small clumps of virus particles now called Guarnieri bodies in infected tissues.