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Successful Treatment of <i>Trichosporon mucoides</i> Infection with Fluconazole in a Heart and Kidney Transplant Recipient

Richard E. Nettles, Lynette S. Nichols, Katherine Bell McGuinn, Matthew R. Pipeling, Paul J. Scheel and William G. Merz

in Clinical Infectious Diseases

Published on behalf of Infectious Diseases Society of America

Volume 36, issue 4, pages e63-e66
Published in print February 2003 | ISSN: 1058-4838
Published online February 2003 | e-ISSN: 1537-6591 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1086/367665
Successful Treatment of Trichosporon mucoides Infection with Fluconazole in a Heart and Kidney Transplant Recipient

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Trichosporon species are an emerging cause of infection, particularly among transplant recipients. We report what we believe to be the first case of successful management of disseminated Trichosporon mucoides infection with orally administered fluconazole in a heart and kidney transplant recipient.

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

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