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Description:This photomicrograph depicts the fungal agent Blastomyces dermatitidis.
Blastomycosis, caused by Blastomyces dermatitidis, is a flu-like condition with fever, chills, productive cough, myalgia, arthralgia and pleuritic chest pain. There are 1-2 cases per 100,000 people in areas with endemic disease.
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Content Providers(s):CDC/Dr. Libero Ajello
Creation Date:1978
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Links:Division of Bacterial and Mycotic Diseases: Blastomycosis
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