Pathology

12/19/11, case 1

18-yo male with perinatally infected HIV
CD4 count was13, 7 months prior to admission
Patient was not adherent to medications
Hx of PCP pneumonia 7 months prior to admission
•Patient presents to ER with fever, cough, productive sputum
Sputum culture:
 
 
Relatively slow growth aerobically

Colony Morphology on chocolate agar:
 
actinomyces1 actinomyces2
Gram Stain

actino GS
Identification

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