Invasive Apophysomyces variabilis infection in a burn patient

Wilfred P. Dela Cruz, Tatjana P. Calvano, Matthew E. Griffith, Christopher E. White, Seung H. Kim, Deanna A. Sutton, Elizabeth H. Thompson, Jianmin Fu, Brian L. Wickes, Josep Guarro, Duane R. Hospenthal*

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Apophysomyces variabilis is an emerging fungal pathogen that can cause significant infections in immunocompetent patients. We report a case of A. variabilis invasive wound infection in a 21-year-old male after a self-inflicted burn injury.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2814-2817
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of Clinical Microbiology
Issue number8
StatePublished - Aug 2012
Externally publishedYes


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