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Question physician spent several years in New Guinea

a 32-yo physician who has spent the last several years in new Guinea presents with ulcerating granulomata of his genital skin. Microscopic evaluation of the papules with Wright-Giemsa stain reveals 1 to 2 um (micro-meter), rounded structures contained within cystic areas of the cytoplasm of macrophages. which of the following is most likely the pathogen?
a. Calymmatobacterium donovani
b. Chlamydia trachomatis
c. Haemophilus ducreyi
d. Human papillomavirus
e. Neisseria gonorrhea
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A- giemsa stain is for donovan bodies you are talking about for sure
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a- Among those only C. donovi is seen on giemsa.We have some epidemiology here.New guinea is one of the places we can find it (tropical and subtropical regions)
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a. Calymmatobacterium donovani
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Show Teeth yes the answer is A

congratulations again on the correct answer you guys!
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