Case Report: Fatal Fungemia due to Paracoccidioides lutzii

Case Report: Fatal Fungemia due to Paracoccidioides lutzii

Author Hahn, Rosane Christine Google Scholar
Rodrigues, Anderson Messias Autor UNIFESP Google Scholar
Fontes, Cor Jesus Fernandes Google Scholar
Nery, Andreia Ferreira Google Scholar
Tadano, Tomoko Google Scholar
Queiroz Junior, Luiz de Padua Google Scholar
Camargo, Zoilo Pires de Autor UNIFESP Google Scholar
Institution Univ Fed Mato Grosso UFMT
Universidade Federal de São Paulo (UNIFESP)
Univ Fed Mato Grosso
Abstract We report the first case of fungemia caused by Paracoccidioides lutzii in a 51-year-old male farm worker from the central-west region of Brazil. the fungus was isolated from blood cultures and the species was confirmed by phylogenetic identification. Despite specific treatment and intensive care, the patient died 39 days after admission.
Language English
Sponsor Fundação de Amparo à Pesquisa do Estado de São Paulo (FAPESP)
Grant number FAPESP: 2011/07350-1
FAPESP: 2009/54024-2
Date 2014-08-01
Published in American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene. Mclean: Amer Soc Trop Med & Hygiene, v. 91, n. 2, p. 394-398, 2014.
ISSN 0002-9637 (Sherpa/Romeo, impact factor)
Publisher Amer Soc Trop Med & Hygiene
Extent 394-398
Access rights Open access Open Access
Type Article
Web of Science ID WOS:000339863800033

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