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Under a magnification of 1100X, this photomicrograph of a Brown & Brenn-stained tissue sample, revealed some of the histopathologic details exhibited by an actinomycotic granule, produced in a case of actinomycosis, which had been caused by the Gram-positive bacterial organism, Actinomyces viscosus. This section was from a region at the edge of the granule, enabling you to see numerous filamentous shapes, identifying the bacteria, and how they resembled fungal organisms.
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Content Providers(s): CDC/ Dr. Lucille K. Georg
Creation Date: 1969
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