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Contamination of smears with “sergentella spiroides”

Hellsten, Hans; Linell, Folke and Rausing, Alf (1970) In Scandinavian Journal of Infectious Diseases 2(3). p.223-224
Abstract

“Sergentella spiroides” is a filamentous fungal spore which can incidentally contaminate smears. In Romanowsky stainings the spores are confusingly like microfilariae and it is important to recognize the phenomenon to avoid diagnostic mistakes.

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published
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keywords
smears, sergentella spiroides
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Scandinavian Journal of Infectious Diseases
volume
2
issue
3
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2 pages
publisher
Informa Healthcare
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  • scopus:84961422721
ISSN
0036-5548
DOI
10.3109/inf.1970.2.issue-3.12
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English
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  author       = {Hellsten, Hans and Linell, Folke and Rausing, Alf},
  issn         = {0036-5548},
  keyword      = {smears,sergentella spiroides},
  language     = {eng},
  number       = {3},
  pages        = {223--224},
  publisher    = {Informa Healthcare},
  series       = {Scandinavian Journal of Infectious Diseases},
  title        = {Contamination of smears with “sergentella spiroides”},
  url          = {http://dx.doi.org/10.3109/inf.1970.2.issue-3.12},
  volume       = {2},
  year         = {1970},
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