Disseminated Human Conidiobolomycosis Due to Conidiobolus lamprauges

Department of Pathology, Kinki University Faculty of Medicine, 377-2 Ohno-Higashi, Osaka-Sayama, Osaka 589-8511, Japan.
Journal of clinical microbiology (Impact Factor: 3.99). 02/2011; 49(2):752-6. DOI: 10.1128/JCM.01484-10
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We describe a disseminated fungal infection by Conidiobolus lamprauges in a patient with malignant lymphoma. Histopathology and mycological studies were performed, along with molecular analyses. This is the first record of this species causing human disease and the fifth reported disseminated infection by a Conidiobolus sp. in humans.

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