Pulmonary fungal infection caused by Neoscytalidium dimidiatum

Brandon Dionne, Luke Neff, Samuel A. Lee, Deanna A. Sutton, Nathan Wiederhold, Jonathan Lindner, Hongxin Fan, Bernadette Jakeman

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Abstract

Neoscytalidium dimidiatum is a mold known to cause onychomycosis and dermatomycosis; however, it is an extremely rare cause of systemic infection. We report a case of pulmonary infection with Neoscytalidium dimidiatum in an immunocompromised patient and discuss in vitro susceptibility data from this case and previous literature.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)2381-2384
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of Clinical Microbiology
Volume53
Issue number7
DOIs
StatePublished - Jul 1 2015

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Dionne, B., Neff, L., Lee, S. A., Sutton, D. A., Wiederhold, N., Lindner, J., Fan, H., & Jakeman, B. (2015). Pulmonary fungal infection caused by Neoscytalidium dimidiatum. Journal of Clinical Microbiology, 53(7), 2381-2384. https://doi.org/10.1128/JCM.00206-15