Unknown 15

Mould identification: a virtual self assessment

Case history

A 35-year-old male cattle station worker presented with an ulcerated lesion on his left hip. A tissue biopsy was taken and histological examination revealed the presence of hyaline fungal hyphae and cultures grew the fungus shown below.

Unknown 15 direct microscopy (H&E stained tissue section)

Direct microscopy (H&E stained tissue section)

Unknown 15 culture


Unknown 15 microscopy - 1


Unknown 15 microscopy - 2


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