PathWays Case Study: July 7

A corneal biopsy was obtained from a man with corneal opacities and painful erosions. He had not been able to wear his contact lenses for more than one month due to the pain.

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H&E, 100x original magnification

H&E 1000x original magnification

H&E 1000x original magnification

Identified when the corneal biopsy was cultured in a peptone-yeast extract-glucose broth.

Identified when the corneal biopsy was cultured in a peptone-yeast extract-glucose broth.

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Dr. Bobbi Pritt

Bobbi Pritt, M.D.
Vice Chair of Education, Department of Laboratory Medicine
Consultant, Division of Clinical Microbiology
Mayo Clinic
Associate Professor of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology,
Mayo Clinic College of Medicine

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April Josselyn

April Josselyn is a Marketing Associate at Mayo Medical Laboratories. She is the editor of Mayo Clinic PathWays and supports corporate communications strategies and internal communications. She has worked at Mayo Clinic since 2012. Outside of work, April enjoys the outdoors and being "hockey mom" for her two sports-crazed boys.

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I find this very interesting, and informative.

Thank you Mayo Clinic.

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