Paecilomyces lilacinus vaginitis in an immunocompetent patient

Jeanne Carey, Ron D'Amico, Deanna A. Sutton, Michael G. Rinaldi

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Paecilomyces lilacinus, an environmental mold found in soil and vegetation, rarely causes human infection. We report the first case of P. lilacinus isolated from a vaginal culture in a patient with vaginitis.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1155-1158
Number of pages4
JournalEmerging Infectious Diseases
Issue number9
StatePublished - Sep 1 2003

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Epidemiology
  • Microbiology (medical)
  • Infectious Diseases


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