A case of fatal disseminated Apophysomyces elegans infection in a renal allograft recipient

Rasiah, S.; Fernandes, K. David; Sajiv, C. T.; Pawar, B.
January 2014
Indian Journal of Nephrology;Jan/Feb2014, Vol. 24 Issue 1, p54
Academic Journal
An unusual fatal infection with Apophysomyces elegans belonging to the fungal class Zygomycetes in a renal transplant recipient is presented.


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