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Meningitis Caused by <i>Pseudallescheria boydii</i> Treated with Voriconazole

G. Poza, J. Montoya, C. Redondo, J. Ruiz, N. Vila, J. L. Rodriguez-Tudela, A. Cerón and E. Simarro

in Clinical Infectious Diseases

Published on behalf of Infectious Diseases Society of America

Volume 30, issue 6, pages 981-982
Published in print June 2000 | ISSN: 1058-4838
Published online June 2000 | e-ISSN: 1537-6591 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1086/313817
Meningitis Caused by Pseudallescheria boydii Treated with Voriconazole

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Meningitis caused by Pseudallescheria boydii is an uncommon infection of the CNS that usually has a poor prognosis and a difficult treatment. We describe a case of chronic meningitis caused by P. boydii in an immunocompetent host that was successfully treated with voriconazole, a new antifungal agent.

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Subjects: Infectious Diseases ; Immunology ; Public Health and Epidemiology ; Microbiology

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