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Description:This photomicrograph reveals the conidiophores and conidia of the fungus Sporothrix schenckii.
Sporotrichosis, caused by the etiologic pathogen Sporothrix schenckii, is a skin infection involving the subcutaneous layer, and manifest itself in the formation of large ulcerations, however, the disease can become systemically disseminated.
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Content Providers(s):CDC/Dr. Libero Ajello
Creation Date:1972
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