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Invasive pulmonary aspergillosis diagnosed by blood culture and successfully treated

, : Invasive pulmonary aspergillosis diagnosed by blood culture and successfully treated. British Journal of Diseases of the Chest 81(3): 300-304

A case is reported in a 48-yr-old man with lymphoma who developed a wedge-shaped shadow in the right upper lung field as shown by chest X-ray. A blood culture grown on brain-heart infusion medium with dextran yielded Aspergillus fumigatus. Amphotericin B (50 mg/d) was administered.

Accession: 001869442

PMID: 3311121

DOI: 10.1016/0007-0971(87)90166-5

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