Detection of cryptococcosis in peripheral blood smear: A case report

Nayal, Bhavna and Veena, * and Niveditha, S and Chethan, M (2012) Detection of cryptococcosis in peripheral blood smear: A case report. International Journal of Applied Basic Medical Research, 1 (2). pp. 116-117.

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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.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Cryptococcosis, histopathological examination, monocytes, neutrophils
Subjects: Medicine > MMMC Manipal > Pathology
Medicine > KMC Manipal > Pathology
Depositing User: KMC Manipal
Date Deposited: 19 Feb 2013 06:11
Last Modified: 19 Feb 2013 06:11
URI: http://eprints.manipal.edu/id/eprint/78548

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