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Virology Art: Doilies

Artist Laura Splan has created some cool doilies using viral patterns:

'The design of each doily is based on the structure of a different virus. I begin with a digital image of the virus, which I then base a design on in a graphics editor. The design is then imported into computerized embroid... Read More

Cryptococcus neoformans

Cryptococcus neoformans abscess. H & E stain (1000X) Read More

Exfoliation of Skin

Human volunteer received small amount of sterilized, purified exfoliation two hours earlier. Note slight erythema and swelling, as well as easily denuded flaccid bulla Read More

Histoplasma capsulatum

Yeast form of Histoplasma capsulatum in PMN of peripheral blood. Wright stain (900X) Read More

Blastomyces dermatitidis

Blastomyces dermatitidis in tissue from patient from Uganda, Africa. Gridley's stain Read More

Blastomyces dermatitidis

Blastomyces dermatitidis. Yeast phase. Interference phase microscopy Read More

Herpes simplex, type 1

Herpes simplex, type 1. Isolate in human fetal diploid cell cultures, identified by direct FA staining Read More

Hep-2 cells

Hep-2 cells infected with Herpes simplex virus. Giemsa stain Read More

Influenza Virus

Electron micrograph of influenza virus negatively stained with phosophotungstic acid Read More

Normal mouse trachea

Normal mouse trachea as shown by SEM. Note ciliated and serous cells Read More

Clostridium perfringens

Clostridium perfringens. Gram stain from young culture (1000X) Read More

Tracheal aspirate

Tracheal aspirate. Gram stain smear (1200X) Read More

Activated Sludge

Activated sludge. Note the bacterial rods and filament within the floc. (5000X) Read More

Varicella

Varicella. Vesicle smear from case of chicken pox. Direct fluorescent antibody (FA) staining readily differentiates chicken pox or zoster lesions from those due to Herpes simplex viru Read More

Varicella lesions

Varicella lesions. Nine year old male (1X) Read More

Cytomegalovirus in human foreskin tissue cells(40X)

Cytomegalovirus in human foreskin tissue cells (40X) Acridine orange stain. Dark, olive green bodies in refractile cells are intranuclear inclusions. Also show paranuclear bodies which are stained darker Read More

Herpes simplex, type 1

Herpes simplex, type 1. Isolate in human fetal diploid cell cultures, identified by direct FA staining (R.W. Emmons) Read More

Mycobacterium smegmatis

Mycobacterium smegmatis. Acid fast stain (1200X) Read More

Exophiala jeanselme

Exophiala jeanselmei. Some conidiophores are very short lateral pegs on hyphae. LCB stain Read More

Exophiala jeanselmei hyphae

Exophiala jeanselmei hyphae in walls of 'cyst'. Phaeohyphomycosis Read More

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