Saksenaea erythrospora infection following combat trauma

Duane R. Hospenthal, Kevin K. Chung, Kimberly Lairet, Elizabeth H. Thompson, Josep Guarro, Evan M. Renz, Deanna A. Sutton

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Abstract

Saksenaea erythrospora is a newly described species of the order Mucorales which has not previously been reported as a cause of human infection. We report a fatal case of S. erythrospora invasive burn wound infection in a 26-year-old male injured during combat operations in Iraq.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)3707-3709
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of clinical microbiology
Volume49
Issue number10
DOIs
StatePublished - Oct 2011

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Microbiology (medical)

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