Case 175. Penicilliosis marneffei of skin in AIDS (35 y-o F)

       
 
Skin biopsy with disseminated penicilliosis marneffei in a Thai AIDS patient
 
       

 

  Oil immersion observation discloses nucleated basophilic granules in the cytoplasm of macrophages (HE). Compare the size of microbes with mast cell granules.