Disseminated Microsporidiosis in an Immunosuppressed Patient
Eric G. Meissner , John E. Bennett, Yvonne Qvarnstrom, Alexandre da Silva, Emily Y. Chu, Maria Tsokos, and Juan Gea-Banacloche
Author affiliations: National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, USA (E.G. Meissner, J.E. Bennett, E.Y. Chu, M. Tsokos, J. Gea-Banacloche); and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA (Y. Qvarnstrom, A. da Silva)
Figure A1. . . . . Microsporidium detected in clinical specimens from a stem cell transplant patient who had undergone substantial immunosuppression. A) Gram-stained ascitic fluid (original magnification 1,000×). B) Hematoxylin and eosin–stained liver biopsy sample. C) Warthin-Starry–stained liver biopsy sample (original magnification 600×).
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