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Description:This photomicrograph reveals “Donovan bodies” in a skin sample used to diagnose granuloma inguinale.
Diagnosis of granuloma inguinale is based on the appearance of encapsulated bacilli called Donovan bodies. These are safety pin-shaped microorganisms that appear inside infected tissue cells under a microscope.
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Content Providers(s):CDC/ Susan Lindsley
Creation Date:1971
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Links:CDC - National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention; Division of STD Prevention; 2010 STD Treatment Guidelines
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