Sunday, January 4, 2009

Answer to Case 52

Answer: Toxoplasma gondii cyst and free tachyzoites. Congratulations to Alasdair, Kathryn, and the path resident who had the answer to this case! Notice the free tachyzoites that become clear as you focus up and down (arrow). One has a classic arc or 'banana' shape, diagnostic for this organism. CLICK ON IMAGE TO ENLARGE.

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