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July 20, 2017; 130 (3)

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Hepcidin deficiency results in the appearance of non–transferrin-bound iron in plasma, which increases the risk of deadly infections with siderophilic pathogens such as Yersinia enterocolitica. The image shows a liver section from a mouse with hereditary hemochromatosis with bacterial abscesses stained with an anti-Yersinia antibody. See the article by Stefanova et al on page 245.