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periphery, center is network of hyphae, no cementlike matrix present

From Merz WG, Roberts GO: Detection and recovery of fungi in clinical specimens. In Murray PR, Baron EJ, Ptaller MA, et at. editors: Manual oi clinical microblotogy, ed 6, Washington. DC, 1995, ASM Press. CSF, Cerebrospinal fluid.

From Merz WG, Roberts GO: Detection and recovery of fungi in clinical specimens. In Murray PR, Baron EJ, Ptaller MA, et at. editors: Manual oi clinical microblotogy, ed 6, Washington. DC, 1995, ASM Press. CSF, Cerebrospinal fluid.

Figure 50-13 This periodic acid-Schiff stain of urine demonstrates the blastoconidia and pseudohyphae of C. albicans.

Igure 50-11 This potassium hydroxide preparation of a skin Scraping from a patient with a dermatophyte infection shows septate hyphae intertwined among epithelial cells. Phase-contrast microscopy (500x).

Figure 50-13 This periodic acid-Schiff stain of urine demonstrates the blastoconidia and pseudohyphae of C. albicans.

Figure 50-14 A Papanicolaou stain of sputum shows the dichotomously branching septate hyphae (arrows) of A.fumigatus.

figure 50-12 This potassium hydroxide preparation a skin taping from a patient with tinea versicolor demonstrates spherical yeast cells (A) and short hyphal fragments (B) of M. fiafiiT. Phase-contrast microscopy (500x).

answer. Except for obvious plate contaminants, all commonly encountered molds should be identified and reported if recovered from patients at risk for invasive fungal disease. Immunocompromised patients may have serious or even fatal disease by fungi that were once thought not to be of clinical significance.108 Those organisms that fail to sporulate after a reasonable time should be reported as being present but

Figure 50-15 This potassium hydroxide preparation of sputum shows the fragmented portions (arrows) of broad, predominately nonseptate hyphae of Rhizopus spp. Phase-contrast microscopy.

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