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Clin Infect Dis. 2000 Dec;31(6):1499-501.

Successful outcome of Scedosporium apiospermum disseminated infection treated with voriconazole in a patient receiving corticosteroid therapy.

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Department of Clinical Microbiology-Infectious Diseases, Hospital General Universitario Gregorio Marañón, Madrid, Spain. pmunoz@micro.hggm.es

Abstract

A disseminated Scedosporium apiospermum infection was diagnosed in a woman with severe asthma and treated with corticosteroids. This fungi is resistant to fluconazole and amphotericin B. The infection was refractory to itraconazole, but responded successfully to voriconazole. A review of the literature is provided.

PMID:
11096022
DOI:
10.1086/317496
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

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