ID#: 16023
Description: Caption:
This photomicrograph of an Ajello-stained specimen, revealed some of the ultrastructural morphology exhibited by the dermatophytic fungal organism, Trichophyton rubrum. Of importance, were the smaller microconidia, and larger, multicellular macroconidium, the fungal spores of this organism. Also known as mitospores, these reproductive structures are born out of the process of mitosis, and are therefore, haploid when they reach maturity.
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Content Providers(s): CDC
Creation Date: 1971
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