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Detection of cryptococcosis in peripheral blood smear: A case report.

Authors
  • Nayal, Bhavna
  • Niveditha, S
  • Chethan, M
Type
Published Article
Journal
International journal of applied & basic medical research
Publication Date
Jul 01, 2011
Volume
1
Issue
2
Pages
116–117
Identifiers
DOI: 10.4103/2229-516X.91158
PMID: 23776790
Source
Medline
Keywords
License
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Abstract

Disseminated cryptococcosis is usually detected by cytological examination of fluids and histopathological examination of tissues and confirmed by fungal cultures. Here we report a case of unusual presence of cryptococcal organism engulfed by neutrophils and monocytes in the peripheral smear.

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