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|Fig 1. Jaw abscess aspirate, smear, Gram stain, light|
microscopy, LPV. Purulence, heavy. Granules present.
Suspicious for Actinomyces (see Fig 2).
|Fig 4. Cutaneous sinus tract aspirate, colonies on|
anaerobic blood agar plate. Mixed colony morphotypes.
Molar tooth colonies. Morphology consistent with
Actinomyces israelii. Impression: mixed anaerobic infection:
|Fig 5. Expectorated sputum, smear, Gram stain, light|
microscopy, HPV. Purulence, heavy. Local materials,
moderate. Grain present. Gram-positive bacilli, filamentous,
beaded, branched. Suspicious for Nocardia or Actinomyces
(see Fig 6).
|Fig 6. Expectorated sputum, chalky white colonies on|
plate with 5% sheep’s blood agar at 5 days’ incubation.
Routine sputum culture. Morphology consistent with
Nocardia, Nocardiopsis, or Streptomyces spp
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