FungalPneumonia

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sivavidya
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141571
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FungalPneumonia
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2012-03-15 10:50:53
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  1. What is this fungus?
    Aspergillus. H &E stain. They have septate hyphae,[3] but these are not always apparent, and in such cases they may be mistaken for Zygomycota. Aspergillus hyphae tend to have dichotomous branching that is progressive and primarily at acute angles of about 45°

  2. What is this fungus?
    Blastomyces dermatidis - causes Blastomycosis. Modified Wright's stain (Diff Quick) shows broad based budding yeast.
  3. What is this fungus?
    Cryptococcus. India ink preparation shows thick capsule, budding yeasts.

  4. What is this fungus?
    Rhizopus mucor, the causative agent of mucormycosis. Shows broad hyphae WITHOUT septae.

  5. What is this fungus?
    Histoplasma. Note the small budding yeast forms. This is a modified Wright's stain (Diff Quick).

  6. What fungus is this?
    Coccidioidomycosis. This is a giant spherule of coccidioidomycosis.

  7. What fungus is this?
    Paracoccidioidomycosis. This shows the "pilot wheel" yeast. This is a silver stain.

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