Microfilaria in a patient of hematuria: a rare finding in urine cytology

Filariasis is an endemic condition in parts of Bihar. Microfilariae have been commonly seen in peripheral blood, lymph node and subcutaneous smears. However, we found microfilariae in normally voided urine sediment of a patient who presented with haematuria. We present this rare occurrence.

Author: 
Dr. Rashmi Singh, Dr. Mahasweta Mallik and Dr. Navin Kumar Bariar
Journal Name: 
Int J Inf Res Rev
Volume No: 
02
Issue No: 
09
Year: 
2015
Paper Number: 
0552
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