ID#: 16177
Processed using a combination of the histologic stains, hematoxylin-eosin (H&E) and Grocott's methenamine silver (GMS), this photomicrograph of a human lung tissue specimen, which had been extracted from a patient ill with pulmonary pneumocystosis, revealed the presence Pneumocystis jirovecii, formerly Pneumocystis carinii, fungal organisms within the intra-alveolar spaces.
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Content Provider(s): CDC/ Dr. Francis Chandler
Creation Date: 1976
Photo Credit:
CDC Organization
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