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Description:Caption:
Under a magnification of 970X, this photomicrograph reveals numerous, yeast-phase, Sporotrichum schenckii, also known as Sporothrix schenckii, fungal organisms.
Additional Information:
“Sporotrichosis is an infection caused by a fungus, Sporothrix schenckii. The fungus lives throughout the world in soil, plants, and decaying vegetation. Cutaneous infection is the most common form of infection and usually occurs after handling contaminated plant material, when the fungus enters the skin through a small cut or scrape.”

For more on the subject of sporotrichosis, please see the link below.

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Content Providers(s):CDC/ Dr. Lucille K. Georg
Creation Date:1964
Photo Credit:
Links:CDC – National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases (NCEZID); Division of Foodborne, Waterborne, and Environmental Diseases (DFWED); Fungal Diseases; Sporotrichosis
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