We report the finding of Iodamoeba butschlii amebic cysts on a liquid-based anal Pap smear from an HIV-positive male. Iodine staining of the smear confirmed the diagnosis. It is important to distinguish I. butschlii from pathogenic ameobae and other organisms seen on anal Pap smears.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||3|
|State||Published - Sep 2014|
- Iodamoeba butschlii
- anal Pap
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Pathology and Forensic Medicine