ID#: 22960
At a magnification of 400X, this was a photomicrograph of a sputum specimen, under phase contrast illumination, and processed using lactophenol cotton blue (LPCB) stain. The specimen was extracted from a patient with a case of blastomycosis, also referred to as North American blastomycosis, caused by the fungal organism, Blastomyces dermatitidis. In this view, a yeast form of the organism had been assumed.
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Content Provider(s): CDC/ Dr. Hardin
Creation Date: 1965
Photo Credit:
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