Week 27 Image

What's your diagnosis?

Go to the profile of Leah Carton
Sep 12, 2018
0
0
Like 0 Comment

Pneumocystis Pneumonia. Pneumocystis sporozoites as seen in bronchoalveolar lavage specimen stained with Giemsa method. Eight crescent-shaped sporozoites (arrow) are clustered within the confines of a cyst wall. Giemsa does not stain the cyst wall. Compare organism with background red blood cells for estimation of size.

Source: Kline MW. Rudolph's Pediatrics, 23e; 2018. 

Go to the profile of Leah Carton

Leah Carton

Editorial Assistant, McGraw-Hill Education

No comments yet.