Photomicrographs from a wing roll of a little brown bat

Photomicrographs from a wing roll of a little brown bat showing structures in purple with arrows pointing to features.

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Photomicrographs from a wing roll of a little brown bat (Myotis lucifugus). PAS. (A) At low magnification, PAS-positive foci are easily detectable. (B) Multifocal cup-shaped ulcers (thick arrow) of the epidermis are scattered over the wing membrane surface. Inflammatory response is lacking. (C) Fungal hyphae are infiltrating the hair follicles (thin arrow). (D) Curved arthroconidia (asterisk) with a basophilic centrum are typical for P. destructans.

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Image Dimensions: 1949 x 827

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Location Taken: US