Category Archives: Yeast syndromes

Yeast Cells in Circulating Blood

Majid Ali, M.D. Fungemia and AA Oxidopathy Phase-Contrast and Darkfield Views Figure 23 (top) shows clusters of round-to-ovoid white fungal bodies that contrast with dark erythrocytes in a high-resolution (15,000X) phase-contrast photomicrograph. Figure 24 (bottom) shows the same microscopic field in darkfield. Note that unlike erythrocyte lipid membranes that reflect light, fungal membranes contain disaccharides that absorb light and do

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