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Description:This is a SABHI agar slant culture of the fungus Sporothrix schenckii at 37°C.
S. schenckii is the causative agent for Sporotrichosis, also know as “Rose Handler’s Disease”. Found in sphagnum moss, hay, and in the soil, the organism enters the skin through small cuts or punctures from thorns, barbs, pine needles, or wires.
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Content Providers(s):CDC/Dr. William Kaplan
Creation Date:1969
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Links:CDC – Div. of Bacterial and Mycotic Diseases: Sporotrichosis
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