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Myocarditis with which of the following organisms is characterized by a dense neutrophilic inflammatory response with myocyte necrosis and diffuse septated hyphae.

A) Blastoschizomyces capitus
B) Cryptococcus neoformans
C) Aspergillus
D) Blastomyces dermatitidis
E) Fusarium species
F) Coccidioides immitis
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I guess, based on the finding of "septae hyphae" i go with Aspergillus...
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Myocarditis with which of the following organisms is characterized by a dense neutrophilic inflammatory response with myocyte necrosis and diffuse septated hyphae.

A) Blastoschizomyces capitus
B) Cryptococcus neoformans
C) Aspergillus
D) Blastomyces dermatitidis
E) Fusarium species
F) Coccidioides immitis
C)[/B] Aspergillus
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yes me too based on the septated hyphae i am guessing Aspergillus.but severe invasive aspergillosis causes severe neutropenia....
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