TITLE

Emergence of Scedosporium apiospermum in patients with cystic fibrosis

AUTHOR(S)
Nagano, Yuriko; Millar, B. Cherie; Goldsmith, Cohn E.; Elborn, J. Stuart; Rendall, Jackie; Moore, John E.
PUB. DATE
July 2007
SOURCE
Archives of Disease in Childhood;Jul2007, Vol. 92 Issue 7, p607
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the emergence of Scedosporium apiospermum, a major fungal agent in patients with cystic fibrosis (CF). The Scedosporium apiospermum is a saprophytic filamentous fungus responsible for widespread human infections that affect all organs of the body. It acts as a major fungal agent of chronic colonization of airways in patients. It is reported that the pathogenicity of the organism in CF is not yet fully established.
ACCESSION #
25765846

 

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