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Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 2012 Aug;73(4):374-5. doi: 10.1016/j.diagmicrobio.2012.05.001. Epub 2012 Jun 5.

Diagnostic and therapeutic challenges in a liver transplant recipient with central nervous system invasive aspergillosis.

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  • 1Division of Infectious Disease, The Johns Hopkins University, School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA. dneofyt1@jhmi.edu

Abstract

This is a case report of central nervous system (CNS) invasive aspergillosis (IA) in a liver transplant recipient, which illustrates the utility of enzyme-based diagnostic tools for the timely and accurate diagnosis of IA, the treatment challenges and poor outcomes associated with CNS IA in liver transplant recipients.

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