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Cyto-Pathologist’s Perspective in Diagnosis of Fungal Infection

Dhiraj B Nikumbh


In the light microscopical diagnosis of fungal infections, the role of cytology is limited but very important for rapid diagnosis on
morphology and for initiation of early treatment for better patient compliance and prognosis. Pathologist can easily diagnose
the common fungal infections on cytology of body fluid, FNAC and on exfoliative cytology with routine and the help of special
stains. The aim of this editorial to enlightened the cytopathologists perspective in diagnosis of common fungal infections.


cytology, FNAC, body fluids, exfoliative

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