Indian Journal of Pathology and Microbiology


Year
: 2002  |  Volume : 45  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 333--4

Disseminated histoplasmosis in an AIDS patient diagnosed on bone marrow.


Anuradha Srikrishna, S Sitalakshmi, A M Shantala Devi, Prema Damodar, George Albert D'Souza 
 Department of Clinical Pathology, St. John's Medical College Hospital, Bangalore

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Anuradha Srikrishna
Department of Clinical Pathology, St. John«SQ»s Medical College Hospital, Bangalore

A 29 year old male drug addict, who was HIV positive presented with fever and hepatosplenomegaly. Bone marrow examination revealed Histoplasma capsulatum confirmed by PAS & GMS stains. However patient had a rapid downhill course with multiorgan failure and died before specific treatment could be instituted.


How to cite this article:
Srikrishna A, Sitalakshmi S, Shantala Devi A, Damodar P, D'Souza G. Disseminated histoplasmosis in an AIDS patient diagnosed on bone marrow. Indian J Pathol Microbiol 2002;45:333-4


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Srikrishna A, Sitalakshmi S, Shantala Devi A, Damodar P, D'Souza G. Disseminated histoplasmosis in an AIDS patient diagnosed on bone marrow. Indian J Pathol Microbiol [serial online] 2002 [cited 2021 Oct 19 ];45:333-4
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