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Figure 4: Histopathological examination of the select operative samples. Hematoxylin and eosin staining. (a) Shows multiple vertical and transverse sections of dirofilaria repens surrounded by fibrosis and dense inflammatory tissue response (arrow heads) (×40) and (b) shows magnified (×400) transverse section of dirofilaria with thick eosinophilic cuticle (1), underlying external muscle layer (2) encasing the gravid uterus (3) and the intestinal tubes (4)

Figure 4: Histopathological examination of the select operative samples. Hematoxylin and eosin staining. (a) Shows multiple vertical and transverse sections of dirofilaria repens surrounded by fibrosis and dense inflammatory tissue response (arrow heads) (×40) and (b) shows magnified (×400) transverse section of dirofilaria with thick eosinophilic cuticle (1), underlying external muscle layer (2) encasing the gravid uterus (3) and the intestinal tubes (4)