Outbreak of Mucormycosis in Coronavirus Disease Patients, Pune, India
Samir Joshi, Rahul Telang, Muralidhar Tambe, Rajesh Havaldar
, Manasi Sane, Afshan Shaikh, Cherry Roy, Kireet Yathati, Sanjaykumar Sonawale, Rupalee Borkar, Rahul Magar, Harshal Bhitkar, Satish Shitole, Leena Nakate, Jyoti Kudrimoti, and Vidya Mave
Author affiliations: Byramjee-Jeejeebhoy Government Medical College and Sassoon General Hospitals, Pune, India (S. Joshi, R. Telang, M. Tambe, R. Havaldar, A. Shaikh, C. Roy, K. Yathati, S. Sonawale, R. Borkar, R. Magar, H. Bhitkar, S. Shitole, L. Nakate, J. Kudrimoti); Byramjee-Jeejeebhoy Government Medical College—Johns Hopkins University Clinical Research Site, Pune (S. Joshi, M. Sane, V. Mave)
Figure 4. Histopathologic findings for necrotic tissue samples from patients with mucormycosis after coronavirus disease, Pune, India. A) Hematoxylin and eosin stain shows nonpigmented, wide, thin-walled ribbonlike pleomorphic broad aseptate hyphae of mucormycosis (original magnification ×40). B) Periodic acid–Schiff stain shows pleomorphic broad aseptate hyphae of mucormycosis (original magnification ×40). C) Methenamine silver stain shows nonpigmented (hyaline), pauciseptate, ribbonlike hyphae with right-angled branching consistent with Mucorales genera (original magnification ×40).
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