TITLE

PROSTHETIC VALVE ENDOCARDITIS CAUSED BY SCEDOSPORIUM APIOSPERMUM

AUTHOR(S)
Verghese, S.; Padmaja, P.; Chellamma, M. T.; Leelavathy, S.; Nayar, P.
PUB. DATE
October 2005
SOURCE
Indian Journal of Medical Microbiology;Oct2005, Vol. 23 Issue 4, p264
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Scedosporium apiospermum, the asexual state of Pseudallescheria boydii, is increasingly recognized as an opportunistic pathogen. We report a case of prosthetic valve endocarditis caused by this organism that developed in a patient following cardiac surgery.
ACCESSION #
19080248

 

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