Which histologic findings are characteristic of lung allograft fungal infection?

Updated: Jun 06, 2019
  • Author: Aliya N Husain, MBBS, MD; Chief Editor: Philip T Cagle, MD  more...
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Fungal infection

Silver stains help highlight fungal yeast/hyphae. Culprit organisms include Candida species, Aspergillus, and Mucor. Owing to routine prophylaxis, Pneumocystis infection is extremely rare.


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