Sunday, September 7, 2014

Case of the Week 317

The following was seen on a Pap-stained endocervical smear.  Identification?


Thanks to Dr. Audrey Schuetz who donated this case!

8 comments:

Anonymous said...

Interesting object, morphology not consistent with parasites. Would appreciate any suggestion.

Florida Fan

Anonymous said...

Fiberglass? --bks

Anonymous said...

Fiberglass fiber with resins?

Wan Hafiz

Arthur Morris said...

not a human parasite, however I have no idea what it actually is, just what it isn't.

Anonymous said...

Not a human parasite...maybe a fiber from a tampon?

Anonymous said...

A fiber with droplets from stain stuck to it

Anonymous said...

contaminate

Anonymous said...

Artifact Lee