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This image shows the hands of Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) scientist, Naureen Iqbal, in the process of reading the results of an antifungal drug susceptibility test, during the 2012, multistate fungal meningitis outbreak investigation. See PHIL 15153, for another view of Naureen Iqbal conducting this susceptibility test. During the multistate fungal meningitis outbreak of 2012, the CDC and FDA confirmed the presence of a fungus known as Exserohilum rostratum in unopened medication vials of preservative-free methylprednisolone acetate.
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Content Provider(s): CDC/ James Gathany
Creation Date: 2012
Photo Credit: James Gathany
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