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Description:Using a direct FA stain, this slide demonstrates the histopathology of sporotrichosis due to Sporothrix schenckii.
Sporothrix schenckii is the causative agent for the fungal infection Sporotrichosis. It affects individuals handling thorny plants, sphagnum moss, or baled hay, 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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CDC Organization
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