Bollinger bodies


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Bollinger bodies

a viral inclusion body found in fowlpox.

Bollinger bodies

A term for the granular intracytoplasmic inclusions seen in the tissues of birds infected with fowlpox, which were described by German pathologist Otto von Bollinger (1843–1909).

Bollinger,

Otto, German pathologist, 1843-1909.
Bollinger bodies - intracytoplasmic inclusion bodies observed in the infected tissues of birds with fowlpox.
Bollinger granules - irregular aggregates or colonizations of gram-positive cocci, usually staphylococci, observed in lesions of botryomycosis.

Bollinger bodies

inclusion bodies in epithelial cells infected with the fowlpox virus.