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Figure 2: (a) Modified Ziehl-Neelson stain showing filamentous acid-fast bacilli (Modified Ziehl-Neelson stain, ×100). (b) Photomicrograph shows partially basophilic granules surrounded by an amorphous, eosinophilic, radially arranged material on the periphery surrounded by neutrophils revealing a Splendore-Hoeppli phenomenon (hematoxylin and eosin, ×200). (c) Growth of Nocardia from soiled gauze on 5% sheep blood agar on the fifth day

Figure 2: (a) Modified Ziehl-Neelson stain showing filamentous acid-fast bacilli (Modified Ziehl-Neelson stain, ×100). (b) Photomicrograph shows partially basophilic granules surrounded by an amorphous, eosinophilic, radially arranged material on the periphery surrounded by neutrophils revealing a Splendore-Hoeppli phenomenon (hematoxylin and eosin, ×200). (c) Growth of <i>Nocardia</i> from soiled gauze on 5% sheep blood agar on the fifth day