- Microscopically, Mycobacterium avium-intracellulare infection is marked by numerous acid fast organisms growing within macrophages.
- Objective To probe the quality control in acid fast stain test of sputum smear.
- Nevertheless, only 11 cases (6 29%) presented positive acid fast stain.
而抗酸染色阳性仅有 11例。 占 6 2 9%25。
- The caseating granuloma and acid fast bacillus positive is specific for IT.
- Pathology of the pericardium reveals fibrocalcified change, but no acid fast stained bacillus nor granulomatous lesion was observed.
- The sensitivities were 69% by PCR,71% by ELISA,9% by culture and 0 by acid fast staining respectively.