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Description:This micrograph depicts the histopathologic changes associated with cryptococcosis of the lung using mucicarmine stain.
Cryptococcosis, caused by the fungal pathogen Cryptococcus neoformans is transmitted through inhalation of airborne yeast cells and/or biospores. At risk are the immunocompromised, especially those with HIV infection.
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Content Providers(s):CDC/ Dr. Leanor Haley
Creation Date:1969
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Links:CDC – National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases (NCEZID); Division of Foodborne, Waterborne, and Environmental Diseases (DFWED): Cryptococcosis
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