TITLE

FUNGEMIA CAUSED BY VERTICILLIUM SPECIES IN AN IMMUNOCOMPROMISED CHILD

AUTHOR(S)
Bashir, G.; Thokar, M. A.; Ahmad, S.; Fomda, B. A.; Lone, R.; Fazili, T.
PUB. DATE
January 2006
SOURCE
Indian Journal of Medical Microbiology;Jan2006, Vol. 24 Issue 1, p65
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The incidence of fungal infections is increasing due to immunocompromised states. We report a case of fungaemia due to a rare fungus --Verticillium, in a 6 year old child diagnosed as a case of acute lymphoblastic leukaemia- L1 with high grade fever. The patient was treated with amphotericin B with a good clinical response.
ACCESSION #
19949573

 

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