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Research Article

Biosensor for Hepatocellular Injury Corresponds to Experimental Scoring of Hepatosplenic Schistosomiasis in Mice

Table 1

Description of the macroscopic score.

ParameterModalityScore level

Spleen weight<0,1 g (healthy)
>0,11 g+
>0,4 g++

Liver weight<1,2 g (healthy)
>1,21 g+
>2 g++

Color Red/glossy
Dark red/fade +
Greyish/pale++

NodulesNone
Occasional+
Area-wide++

External surfaceRegular
Furrows/bosselation+
Macronodular++

ConsistencySoft/elastic
Firm+
Rigid++

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