Figure 50-13 This periodic acid-Setoff 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.

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

Table 50-8 Summary of Characteristic Features of Fungi Seen in Direct Examination of Clinical Specimens—cont'd

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Bacterial Vaginosis Facts

Bacterial Vaginosis Facts

This fact sheet is designed to provide you with information on Bacterial Vaginosis. Bacterial vaginosis is an abnormal vaginal condition that is characterized by vaginal discharge and results from an overgrowth of atypical bacteria in the vagina.

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