Microbiology & parasitology
Parasitology-general
Artifacts


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Nat Pernick, M.D.
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Definition / general
  • Artifacts include
    • Stool:
      • Epithelial and white blood cells
      • Yeast and fungal elements
      • Pollen grains
      • Plant material and plant hairs
    • Blood:
      • Platelets
      • Nucleated red blood cells
      • Fungi
    • Tissue:
      • Yeast
      • Seeds
    • Other:
      • Nonparasitic worms and larvae
Microscopic (histologic) images

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Epithelial cell in stool

Fungal spore in stool

Fungal element in stool - AFP stain

Pollen grain in stool


Plant hair in stool

Platelets in blood

Nucleated RBC in blood

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