ID#: 22812
Under a magnification of 1125X, this photomicrograph of a Giemsa stained lung tissue impression smear specimen, revealed the presence of Pneumocystis jirovecii, formerly known as Pneumocystis carinii, yeast-like fungal organisms. Note the P. jirovecii cyst in the center, containing eight maturing spores.
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Content Provider(s): CDC/ Dr. Mae Melvin
Creation Date: 1971
Photo Credit:
CDC Organization
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