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This photomicrograph revealed what is known as, an endothrix, which is a dermatophytic fungal infection of a hair shaft, confined to the shaft’s interior. In this case, the infection was caused by a fungal organism of the genus, Microsporum. You can see the organism’s mycelium in the hair shaft’s interior.
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Content Provider(s): CDC/ Dr. Lucille K. Georg
Creation Date: 1964
Photo Credit:
CDC Organization
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