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Atlas Interpretation:
Interpreted image
Type of Preparation:
ThinPrep/ LBP


NILM: Fungal organisms morphologically consistent with Candida

Cytomorphologic Criteria:
Candida: Pseudohyphae, formed by elongated budding, with spearing of epithelial cells--"shish kebob" effect.

Explanatory Notes:
Spearing of epithelial cells is more common on liquid preparations. This may be a clue even when pseudohyphae are not obvious are not prominent.

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