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Figure 8

From: A case of penicillium marneffei infection involving the main tracheal structure

Figure 8

(a) Bronchoalveolar lavage fluid and culture of the tracheal wall protrusions. Penicillium marneffei grows as a yeast at 37°C on Sabouraud dextrose agar but as a mold at 25°C on the same agar, exhibiting a soluble red pigment that diffuses into the medium. (b) The yeast form of P. marneffei has a characteristic morphology, including sausage-shaped yeast bodies shown by the arrow C.

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