Fatal bronchial invasion of Scopulariopsis brevicaulis in an acute monocytic leukemia patient
Diagnostic Microbiology and Infectious Disease, 07/17/2012
Yang Q et al. – The patient was initially diagnosed with pulmonary aspergillosis based on clinical signs and morphological examination. However, S. brevicaulis was finally identified by 18S rDNA sequencing. The patient failed lipid amphotericin B therapy and voriconazole plus caspofungin combination therapy.