Gastroenterology Research, ISSN 1918-2805 print, 1918-2813 online, Open Access
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Volume 6, Number 1, February 2013, pages 26-28

Gastroduodenal Cryptococcus in an AIDS Patient Presenting With Melena


Figure 1.
Figure 1. Endoscopic image showing large antral ulcer with central red pigmentation and surrounding erythema.
Figure 2.
Figure 2. H&E staining: Extracellular varied sized round to oval organisms with a halo like clearing around each organism. 400 ×.
Figure 3.
Figure 3. Mucicarmine staining: Pink staining highlights the organism’s mucopolysaccharide capsule, 400 ×.
Figure 4.
Figure 4. GMS staining: Black staining highlights the varied sized organisms and shows one organism with narrow based budding, 400 ×.