Choanephora infundibulifera Rhinosinusitis in Man with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia, Tennessee, USA

Anita Max, Heather L. Glasgow, Teresa C.B. Santiago, Ashley Holland, Hiroto Inaba, Connie F. Cañete-Gibas, Nathan P. Wiederhold, Randall T. Hayden, Elisabeth E. Adderson

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Abstract

Choanephora infundibulifera is a member of the Mucorales order of fungi. The species is associated with plants as a saprophyte or parasite and may be responsible for spoilage or disease but is an uncommon cause of human infection. We describe C. infundibulifera rhinosinusitis in a young man with leukemia in Tennessee, USA.

Original languageEnglish (US)
JournalEmerging Infectious Diseases
Volume30
Issue number6
DOIs
StatePublished - Jun 2024

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Epidemiology
  • Microbiology (medical)
  • Infectious Diseases

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