Fungal infections

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Types

Interpretations of Key Phrases

  • “Yeast” suggests Candida spp.
    • "Germ-tube negative yeast" suggests non-albicans Candida yeast
    • “Germ-tube positive yeast” is identified as Candida albicans or Candida dubliniensis
    • “Round Yeast” suggests Cryptococcus spp
  • “Fungal elements or hyphal elements” suggest filamentous fungi (moulds)

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