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Pneumocystis carinii Technical Cases

•Specimen: Lung

•Stain: Fungi-Fluor

•Magnification: x1000

 


Structure: Individual cysts showing characteristic structures of parenthesis or comma like internal dots surrounded by cyst walls. One must observe these two structures of cysts before calling them PC.

 

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