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Systemic Fusarium infections in immunodeficient patients


, : Systemic Fusarium infections in immunodeficient patients. Medizinische Klinik 85(Sondernummer 1): 166-170

Two cases of fatal disseminated Fusarium infection are reported in immunocompromised patients. F. solani was cultured from blood and bronchoalveolar lavage, just prior to death, in a 33-yr-old female bone marrow transplant recipient. In a 39-yr-old woman with myelodysplastic syndrome, skin lesions developed following tonsillectomy and F. solani was cultured from a nasal smear and blood. The diagnosis was confirmed at autopsy.

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