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This photomicrograph shows the presence of Sporothrix schenckii in a smear obtained from a rat.
Additional Information:
Sporothrix schenckii is the causal agent of the fungal disease sporotrichosis. Sporotrichosis can be confirmed when a doctor obtains a swab or a biopsy of a freshly opened skin nodule and submits it to a laboratory for fungal culture.
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Content Providers(s):CDC/ Dr. Lucille K. Georg
Creation Date:1964
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Links:Division of Bacterial and Mycotic Diseases – Disease Information: Sporotrichosis
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