Table 2: Diagnostic results.

Case number Lymph node sizeStations sampledCultures Infectious serologiesHistoplasmosis antigenCytology findings

135 mm7NegativeAcute 1 : 16
Convalescent 1 : 64
NegativeLoosely organized granuloma with necrotic debris

215 mm11 RNegativeAcute 1 : 32NegativeLoosely organized granuloma with necrotic debris

315 mm11 LNegativeAcute 1 : 128Positive urine
Positive serum
Loosely organized granuloma with necrotic debris

425 mm10 LNegativeAcute 1 : 32Positive urineNondiagnostic

520 mm7NegativeAcute 1 : 8
Convalescent 1 : 64
NegativeNondiagnostic

630 mm7NegativeAcute 1 : 16NegativeLoosely organized granuloma with necrotic debris

723 mm11 LNegativeAcute 1 : 16
Convalescent 1 : 512
NegativeLoosely organized granuloma with necrotic debris