Kidney nontumor
Fungal / rickettsial / parasitic infections
Microsporidiosis

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Spores in urine sample


Figure 1: Intra- and extracellular small spherical structures with dense neutrophilic infiltrates
Figure 2: EM shows spherical organisms with vacuoles and membrane bound granular material
Figure 3: spores from conjunctival scrapings
Figure 4: punctate areas of necrosis in brain at autopsy