Monday, December 2, 2013

Case of the Week 284

The following are touch and smear-preparations of brain tissue from a HIV-positive male with necrotic cortical lesions.

Giemsa, 400x magnification




Giemsa, 1000x magnification

















Identification?

9 comments:

Anonymous said...

Toxoplasmosis.
-Jacque

Anonymous said...

Toxoplasma gondii
bw from vt

Aileen Marty said...

Lovely tachyzoites of T gondii

Anonymous said...

Toxoplasma


Lee

Anonymous said...

Tachyzoites of toxoplasma gondii.

Anonymous said...

Tachyzoites of T. gondii.

Florida Fan

Anonymous said...

Toxoplasma bondi tachyzoites

Anonymous said...

In SF this was an every Friday night occurance 10-15 years ago and haven't seen since. Thus someone wasn't taking their anti-virals or prophylaxis or I'm living in a protected world of private practice.

Anonymous said...

I agee. T. gondii