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Description:Magnified 980X, this periodic acid-Schiff-stained photomicrograph revealed some of the histopathologic details associated with a disseminated Cryptococcus sp. infection involving the liver.
Cryptococcosis is an infection caused by fungi that belong to the genus Cryptococcus. There are over 30 different species of Cryptococcus, but two species – Cryptococcus neoformans and Cryptococcus gattii – cause nearly all cryptococcal infections in humans and animals. Although many people who develop cryptococcosis have weakened immune systems, some are previously healthy.
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Content Providers(s):CDC
Creation Date:1986
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Links:CDC – National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases (NCEZID)
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