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Atlas Interpretation:
Interpreted image
Type of Preparation:


Clinical History:
63 year old female routine Pap test.

NILM: Fungal organisms morphologically consistent with Candida spp.(Torulopsis Glabrata)

Cytomorphologic Criteria:
Small, uniform ,round budding yeast forms, c/w candida species.

Explanatory Notes:
Note the capsule with the yeast in the center giving a "halo appearance" which is characteristic of Torulopsis glabrata. Unlike other candida species, Torulopsis does not form pseudohyphae in vivo or in culture.

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