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Title: Case Report: Fatal Fungemia due to Paracoccidioides lutzii
Authors: Hahn, Rosane Christine
Rodrigues, Anderson Messias [UNIFESP]
Fontes, Cor Jesus Fernandes
Nery, Andreia Ferreira
Tadano, Tomoko
Queiroz Junior, Luiz de Padua
Camargo, Zoilo Pires de [UNIFESP]
Univ Fed Mato Grosso UFMT
Universidade Federal de São Paulo (UNIFESP)
Univ Fed Mato Grosso
Issue Date: 1-Aug-2014
Publisher: Amer Soc Trop Med & Hygiene
Citation: American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene. Mclean: Amer Soc Trop Med & Hygiene, v. 91, n. 2, p. 394-398, 2014.
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.
ISSN: 0002-9637
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