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#Assessment of #risk associated with #influenza A(#H5N8) virus, 17 November 2016 (@WHO)

  Title : #Assessment of #risk associated with #influenza A(#H5N8) virus, 17 November 2016. Subject : Avian Influenza, H5N8 subtype, multi...

2 Dec 2016

#UndertheLens: #Exserohilum rostratum is a common #mold found in #soil and on #plants and thrives in warm and humid climates (@CDCgov)

 

Title: #UndertheLens: #Exserohilum rostratum is a common #mold found in #soil and on #plants and thrives in warm and humid climates.

Subject: Microbiology, educational materials by US CDC.

Source: US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), full page: (LINK).

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Exserohilum rostratum, seen here in this photomicrograph, is a common mold found in soil and on plants and thrives in warm and humid climates. Exserohilum rarely causes infections in people. When infections do occur, they often affect the skin, eyes, or sinuses. More severe forms of the infection are thought to be more likely in people with weakened immune systems. In 2012, injections of medication contaminated with Exserohilum and other fungi led to a large U.S. outbreak of invasive fungal infections: http://bit.ly/FungalOutbreak2012. Learn more: http://bit.ly/Exserohilum-About Photo credit: CDC Public Health Image Library (phil.cdc.gov). #UndertheLens #biology #science #CDC #health #PublicHealth

Una foto pubblicata da Centers for Disease Control (@cdcgov) in data:

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Keywords: US CDC; Educational Materials.

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