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Under a magnification of 1150X, this photomicrograph of a silver stained human lung tissue specimen, revealed histopathology encountered due to a case of Pneumocystis pneumonia (PCP), caused by the fungus Pneumocystis jirovecii, formerly known as P. carinii. In this view, numerous darkly-stained cysts were plainly visible, while intracystic bodies were not visible.
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Content Providers(s): CDC/ Lois Norman, M.S.
Creation Date: 1968
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