ID#: 18714
Under a a magnification of 50X, this photomicrograph of a hematoxylin-eosin (H&E)-stained occipital lobe brain tissue specimen, revealed the presence of a chronic inflammatory actinomycotic sulfur granule in a case of actinomycosis, caused by a Gram-positive, fungus-like, aerobic bacterium of the genus, Actinomyces. See PHIL 18715, for a closer view of this granule.
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Content Provider(s): CDC/ Dr. Richard L. Levin, Greater Southeast Community Hospital, Washington, D.C.
Creation Date: 1981
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