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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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
Issue number10
StatePublished - Oct 1 2011


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Microbiology (medical)

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Hospenthal, D. R., Chung, K. K., Lairet, K., Thompson, E. H., Guarro, J., Renz, E. M., & Sutton, D. A. (2011). Saksenaea erythrospora infection following combat trauma. Journal of clinical microbiology, 49(10), 3707-3709.