Phomopsis bougainvilleicola prepatellar bursitis in a renal transplant recipient

Paloma F. Cariello, Brian L. Wickes, Deanna A. Sutton, Lisa A. Castlebury, Stuart M. Levitz, Robert W. Finberg, Elizabeth H. Thompson, Jennifer S. Daly

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Prepatellar bursitis is typically a monomicrobial bacterial infection. A fungal cause is rarely identified. We describe a 61-year-old man who had received a renal transplant 21 months prior to presentation whose synovial fluid and surgical specimens grew Phomopsis bougainvilleicola, a pycnidial coelomycete.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)692-695
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of clinical microbiology
Issue number2
StatePublished - Feb 2013

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Microbiology (medical)


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