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Cryptococcoma, mucicarmine stain


Cryptococcoma, mucicarmine stain
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This is a high-power image of a cryptococcoma (mass in the brain formed by the fungus Cryptococcus neoformans). The tissue is stained using mucicarmine staining, which stains the yeast capsule of Cryptococcus red. The unnecessarily large green arrow points to a red-stained Cryptococcus.

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