Cerebral aspergillosis caused by Aspergillus granulosus

Deanna A. Sutton, Brian L. Wickes, Anna M Romanelli, Michael G. Rinaldi, Elizabeth H. Thompson, Annette W. Fothergill, Megan K. Dishop, Okan Elidemir, George B. Mallory, Siby P. Moonnamakal, Adekunle M. Adesina, Marc G. Schecter

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Disseminated disease by Aspergillus granulosus has been reported only once previously in a cardiac transplant recipient. We report a fatal central nervous system infection in a lung transplant recipient. Key features of this species in the section Usti include growth at 37°C and large, randomly spaced aggregates of variably shaped Hülle cells.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)3386-3390
Number of pages5
JournalJournal of Clinical Microbiology
Issue number10
StatePublished - Oct 2009
Externally publishedYes

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  • Microbiology (medical)


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