Case 226. Trichosporon beigelii endocarditis (32 y-o M)
         
    Autopsy findings of septic liver abscess in case of treated chronic myeloid leukemia    
         
   
Key words : Trichosporon beigelii, endocarditis, septicemia
   
         
   
opportunistic infection
   
     
 
     
T. beigelii closely resembles Candida albicans morphologically. Both blastospores and hyphae are formed. Microbial culture is needed for differential diagnosis.   In T. beigelii infection, Y-shaped branching is discernible. Weak stainiablity by Grocott's silver is also experienced (Grocott).