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Laboratory Diagnosis of Fungal Infections

The Last Course

Microscopic Examination: Biopsy

Slide 13

September 2011

This happens to be a PAS stained slide showing the very same thing and I think you can see the cigar bodies even more clearly on this particular slide. So the organism was identified as sporothrix schenckii. The diagnosis was correct. The laboratory diagnosis didn’t require any more than probably five or six days.

Microscopic Examination: Biopsy


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