Disease Images: Cryptococcosis

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Cryptococcosis: Cat. This aspirate from a cutaneous lesion contains numerous Cryptococcus neoformans yeast organisms surrounded by a nonstaining capsule. Narrow-based budding can be seen.
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Cat. This aspirate from a cutaneous lesion contains numerous Cryptococcus neoformans yeast organisms surrounded by a nonstaining capsule. Narrow-based budding can be seen.

Credit: Dr. C. Andreasen, Iowa State University, College of Veterinary Medicine, Department of Veterinary Pathology
Photo ID: CRC_001
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Cryptococcosis: Cat. There are multiple foci of ulcerative dermatitis; the rostral lesion likely resulted from extension of cryptococcal rhinitis through the facial bones.
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Cat. There are multiple foci of ulcerative dermatitis; the rostral lesion likely resulted from extension of cryptococcal rhinitis through the facial bones.

Credit: Dr. J. Noxon, Iowa State University, College of Veterinary Medicine, Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences
Photo ID: CRC_002
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These images were annotated by Dr. Steve Sorden and Dr. Claire Andreasen and funding was provided by a USDA Higher Education Challenge Grant in collaboration with the Iowa State University Department of Veterinary Pathology, Center for Food Security and Public Health, Armed Forces Institute of Pathology, and Plum Island Animal Disease Center.