Invasive Apophysomyces variabilis infection in a burn patient

Wilfred P. Dela Cruz, Tatjana P. Calvano, Matthew E. Griffith, Christopher E. White, Seung H. Kim, Deanna A. Sutton, Elizabeth H. Thompson, Jianmin Fu, Brian L. Wickes, Josep Guarro, Duane R. Hospenthal

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Abstract

Apophysomyces variabilis is an emerging fungal pathogen that can cause significant infections in immunocompetent patients. We report a case of A. variabilis invasive wound infection in a 21-year-old male after a self-inflicted burn injury.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)2814-2817
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of clinical microbiology
Volume50
Issue number8
DOIs
StatePublished - Aug 2012

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Microbiology (medical)

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