Observation of Fungi, Bacteria, and Parasites in Clinical Skin Samples Using Scanning Electron Microscopy

  title={Observation of Fungi, Bacteria, and Parasites in Clinical Skin Samples Using Scanning Electron Microscopy},
  author={Ran Yu-ping and Zhuang Kaiwen and Huang Wenying and Huang Jinghong and FengXiaowei and Chen Shuang and Tang Jiaoqing and Xu Xiaoxi and Kang Daoxian and Luyao and Zhang Ruifeng and Ran Xin and Wang Huiying and Lama Jebina and David Yalin and Zhang Chaoliang},
This chapter highlights the description of the clinical manifestation and its pathogen and the host tissue damage observed under the Scanning Electron Microscope, which helps the clinician to understand the pathogen’s superstructure, the change of host subcell structure, and the laboratory workers to understand the clinical characteristics of patho‐ gen-induced human skin lesions, to establish a two-way learning exchange database with vivid images 

Detection of Fungi in the Palmar Aponeurosis in Patients with Dupuytren’s Contracture by Scanning Electron Microscopy

The purpose of the study was to determine the capabilities of scanning electron and light microscopy in detecting fungi in surgical material from the patients with Dupuytren’s contracture. Material

Challenging Diagnostics of Biofilm Associated Periprosthetic Infection in Immunocompromised Patient: A Clinical Case

Additional methods for PJI agents’ detection are time-and cost-effective in the case of the challenging diagnostics of biofilm-related PJI, particularly in immunocompromised patients.

Invasive Rhino-Cerebral Mycormycosis

Investigation reveals that increased serum urea and creatinine, GFR below 26ml/min, low serum sodium and potassium, and presence of fungal mass in orbit and secondary to vasculitis in Mr. Rameshwaran, 51 years, a known case of Diabetes Mellitus, Systemic Hypertension and CVA.

A Review of Coronavirus Disease Covid-19

  • S. Zore
  • Medicine
    International Journal of Advanced Research in Science, Communication and Technology
  • 2021
A case of probable pulmonary mucormycosis in a 55-year-old man with diabetes, end-stage kidney disease, and COVID-19 is described and a high index of suspicion and aggressive management is required to improve outcomes.



Scanning and transmission electron microscopic observation of the parasitic form of Trichophyton violaceum in the infected hair from tinea capitis.

Investigation of the parasitic form of T. violaceum in the human hair tissue and the three-dimensional ultastructure changes of infected hairs give a better knowledge about the host-fungus relationship in tinea capitis.

Cutaneous and subcutaneous coinfection by Lichtheimia corymbifera and Candida parapsilosis: a case report

A 67-year-old female peasant consulted about proliferative granuloma developing on her left forearm after topical application of a Chinese herbal drug and splint fixation for the treatment of suspected fracture of the wrist completely subsided after surgical resection and 6-week treatment with oral itraconazole 200 mg twice a day.

Pityriasis versicolor

Pityriasis versicolor is a common superficial fungal infection of the skin. It is caused by Malassezia spp., which are normal human saprophytes. Under certain conditions, both exogenous and

Emerging fungal pathogens

It is hoped that the advent of newer antifungals and biologic response modifiers will have a significant impact on the morbidity and mortality of these emerging infections.

Administration of Oral Itraconazole Capsule with Whole Milk Shows Enhanced Efficacy As Supported by Scanning Electron Microscopy in a Child with Tinea Capitis Due to Microsporum canis

A case of pediatric tinea capitis cured using oral itraconazole administered with whole milk, after prior treatment failure when oral itRaconazoles was administered with water is reported.

Primary vocal cord aspergillosis caused by Aspergillus fumigatus and molecular identification of the isolate.

Morphological and molecular biological identification of the fungal growth in cultures inoculated with clinical specimens from the patient indicated that the etiologic agent was Aspergillus fumigatus, and the patient was cured with oral itraconazole without any side effects.

Alternaria arborescens Infection in a Healthy Individual and Literature Review of Cutaneous Alternariosis

A 28-year-old man presented at the authors' clinic with 1-month history of an ulcer covered with crust on his left anterior tibia diagnosed as cutaneous alternariosis caused by Alternaria arborescens, successfully cured by oral itraconazole and topical use of 0.25 % liposomal amphotericin B.

Mucor irregularis Infection Around the Inner Canthus Cured by Amphotericin B: A Case Report and Review of Published Literatures

A 47-year-old farmer was presented to the authors' clinic with the history of progressive red plaque around the inner canthus following dacryocystectomy and Amphotericin B and its liposomal preparations remain most effective treatment choices.

Pediculosis and scabies.

Body lice infestation should be suspected when symptoms of generalized itching occur in persons who do not change or wash their clothing or bedding regularly and environmental measures are important to prevent recurrent infestation.

Trichophyton violaceum is the dominant cause of tinea capitis in children in Tripoli, Libya: Results of a two year survey

The causative agents of tinea capitis in Libyan nationals attending the out patient Dermatology Clinic of the Tripoli Medical Centre over the period December 1997 to December 1999 were investigated and trichophyton violaceum was found to be the most prevalent organism isolated.