Monday, July 3, 2017

Case of the week 451

Happy July 4th to my American readers! Here is a nice red, white and blue case for you. The following objects were seen in a stool specimen stained with a modified acid fast stain. They measure approximately 35 micrometers in greatest dimension. Identification?







7 comments:

adebiyi said...

Isospora belli

Wolfman said...

A tentative ID is all I can say about this orgarnism, which I also think is Isospora belli.

William Sears said...

cystoisospora belli

Anonymous said...

Isospora belii oocysts

Anonymous said...

Isospora (or Cystoisospora) belli, oocryst.

-HLCM fan.

mona said...

Cystisospora belli, with the characteristic variable staining with kinyoun staining (cold ziehl nelsenstain) like cyclospora !

Dario Campese said...

isospora belli