ID#: 16987
This photomicrograph of a Grocott's methenamine silver-stained (GMS) human lung tissue sample, reveals some of the histopathology uncovered, in the case of a patient ill with pulmonary pneumocystosis. Of importance, you will note the presence of Pneumocystis jirovecii, formerly Pneumocystis carinii, fungal organisms in the alveolar spaces.
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Content Provider(s): CDC/ Dr. Francis Chandler
Creation Date: 1976
Photo Credit:
CDC Organization
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