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.
- anal Pap
- Iodamoeba butschlii
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Pathology and Forensic Medicine