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Figure 3: Histopathology images. Sections show neuroglial tissue with neutrophilic infiltrate and necro-inflammatory abscess (a). Filamentous bacterial colonies are highlighted on PAS, GMS and Gram stained sections (b-d respectively). Ziehl Neelsen, Fite Faraco and Modified Kinyoun stained sections do not highlight these colonies. (e) Gram stain showing Gram Positive branching filaments of Actinomyces israelli

Figure 3: Histopathology images. Sections show neuroglial tissue with neutrophilic infiltrate and necro-inflammatory abscess (a). Filamentous bacterial colonies are highlighted on PAS, GMS and Gram stained sections (b-d respectively). Ziehl Neelsen, Fite Faraco and Modified Kinyoun stained sections do not highlight these colonies. (e) Gram stain showing Gram Positive branching filaments of Actinomyces israelli