Cerebral aspergillosis caused by Aspergillus granulosus

Deanna A. Sutton, Brian L. Wickes, Anna M. Romanelli, Michael G. Rinaldi, Elizabeth H. Thompson, Annette W. Fothergill, Megan K. Dishop, Okan Elidemir, George B. Mallory, Siby P. Moonnamakal, Adekunle M. Adesina, Marc G. Schecter

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Abstract

Disseminated disease by Aspergillus granulosus has been reported only once previously in a cardiac transplant recipient. We report a fatal central nervous system infection in a lung transplant recipient. Key features of this species in the section Usti include growth at 37°C and large, randomly spaced aggregates of variably shaped Hülle cells.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)3386-3390
Number of pages5
JournalJournal of clinical microbiology
Volume47
Issue number10
DOIs
StatePublished - Oct 2009

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Microbiology (medical)

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