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J Travel Med. 2010 May-Jun;17(3):209-11. doi: 10.1111/j.1708-8305.2010.00408.x.

Fusarium keratitis acquired during travel to Namibia.

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  • 1Infectious Diseases and Ophthalmology, Bnai Zion Medical Center, and the Rappaport Faculty of Medicine, Technion, Haifa, Israel. natalia.zaigraykin@b-zion.org.il

Abstract

Fungal infections in travelers are rare. Fusariosis has recently become an important infection of immunocompromised patients. Herein, we describe the case of an immunocompetent traveler who contracted Fusarium keratitis while in Africa.

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