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Candida and Staphylococcus Aureus Polymicrobial Infection - Sinuses

Candida Staphylococcus Aureus Polymicrobial chronic sinusitis

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#1 George H

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Posted 07 April 2021 - 06:27 AM

I'm not sure if I have been given a trick question, to catch me out?

 

I believe these images to be a joint infection of Candida and Staph.

 

I'm only a student of Microbiology, at present, so is there anything I am missing looking at these pictures?

 

I understand it to be taken from a patients sinus sample, is that even possible? As thought this type of infection is commonly just found in the oral cavity?

 

Is there any research that supports this? 

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#2 Phil Geis

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Posted 10 April 2021 - 05:11 AM

You can't say anything based on these photomicrographs.  On what basis do you propose a mixed Staph aureus/Candida albicans infection?







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