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Successful outcome of disseminated Fusarium infection with skin localization treated with voriconazole and amphotericin B-lipid complex in a patient with acute leukemia.

Parasitologie-Mycologie, Faculté de Médecine, CHRU de Lille, Lille, France.
Journal of Clinical Microbiology (Impact Factor: 4.07). 11/2003; 41(10):4898-900. DOI: 10.1128/JCM.41.10.4898-4900.2003
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ABSTRACT A disseminated Fusarium oxysporum infection with skin localization was diagnosed in a woman with a relapse of B-acute leukemia during induction chemotherapy. The infection was refractory to amphotericin B-lipid complex alone but responded successfully when voriconazole was added.

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