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Acanthameba 600x

Acanthameba 600x
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This is an H&E section of brain, at 600x magnification, from a person who had an acanthameba infection. Protozoal infections are characterized by visible trophozoites, and sometimes protozoal cysts or pseudocysts. The size of the protozoal organisms within this section are consistent with Acanthameba infection.

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