Paravertebral mushroom: Identification of a novel species of Phellinus as a human pathogen in chronic granulomatous disease

Suk See De Ravin, Mark Parta, Deanna A. Sutton, Brian L. Wickes, Elizabeth H. Thompson, Nathan P. Wiederhold, Karen K. Nakasone, Meghna Alimchandani, Amy OConnell, Luigi Notarangelo, Elizabeth Kang, Harry L. Malech, Adrian M. Zelazny

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Abstract

We describe a case of paravertebral abscess caused by a Phellinus sp. in a boy with chronic granulomatous disease. Sequencebased identification of this mold, a new agent of disease, suggests a close relation to Phellinus umbrinellus.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)2726-2729
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of clinical microbiology
Volume52
Issue number7
DOIs
StatePublished - Jul 2014

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  • Microbiology (medical)

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    De Ravin, S. S., Parta, M., Sutton, D. A., Wickes, B. L., Thompson, E. H., Wiederhold, N. P., Nakasone, K. K., Alimchandani, M., OConnell, A., Notarangelo, L., Kang, E., Malech, H. L., & Zelazny, A. M. (2014). Paravertebral mushroom: Identification of a novel species of Phellinus as a human pathogen in chronic granulomatous disease. Journal of clinical microbiology, 52(7), 2726-2729. https://doi.org/10.1128/JCM.00667-14