Microfilaria seen in same case in peripheral blood smear.

Microfilaria seen in same case in peripheral blood smear.
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Author: Dr.Nilam Bhasker; Dr.Sushil Suri; Dr.Ruth Shifa
Category: Infectious Disease > Parasites > Filarasis
Published Date: 12/18/2017

Authors-  Dr.Nilam  Bhasker; Dr.Sushil Suri; Dr.Ruth Shifa

Career institute of medical sciences and hospital, lucknow (UP)

 

A 30 years old female presented with short history of fever, fatigue, pain abdomen. In peripheral blood smear there was pancytopenia - Haemoglobin- 6.4gm/dl, Total leukocyte count count-2100/cumm, Platelet count-96000/cumm.

There was parasite- microfilarae found in peripheral smear as well as in subsequent bone marrow aspiration