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Description:This photomicrograph depicts the encapsulated yeast Cryptococcus neoformans.
Life-threatening infections caused by the encapsulated fungal pathogen Cryptococcus neoformans have been increasing steadily over the past 10 years because of the onset of AIDS, and the expanded use of immunosuppressive drugs.
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Content Providers(s):CDC/Dr. Lucille K. George
Creation Date:1961
Photo Credit:
CDC Organization
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