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Using a direct fluorescent antibody (DFA) staining technique, this photomicrograph reveals the presence of the fungal organism, Sporothrix schenckii, the causative agent for the fungal infection sporotrichosis. It affects individuals handling sphagnum moss, baled hay, or thorny plants, and is therefore, called rose handler’s disease.
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Content Providers(s):CDC/ Dr. William Kaplan
Creation Date:1977
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