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Infections Caused by Scedosporium spp
SUMMARY Scedosporium spp. are increasingly recognized as causes of resistant life-threatening infections in immunocompromised patients. Scedosporium spp. also cause a wide spectrum of conditions,Expand
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Nontuberculous mycobacterial lung disease prevalence at four integrated health care delivery systems.
RATIONALE Single-site clinic-based studies suggest an increasing prevalence of pulmonary nontuberculous mycobacteria (NTM) disease, but systematic data are lacking. OBJECTIVES To describeExpand
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Pulmonary nontuberculous mycobacterial disease: prospective study of a distinct preexisting syndrome.
RATIONALE Pulmonary nontuberculous mycobacterial (PNTM) disease is increasing, but predisposing features have been elusive. OBJECTIVES To prospectively determine the morphotype, immunophenotype,Expand
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Evaluation of Matrix-Assisted Laser Desorption Ionization-Time of Flight Mass Spectrometry for Identification of Clinically Important Yeast Species
ABSTRACT We evaluated the use of matrix-assisted laser desorption ionization-time of flight mass spectrometry (MALDI-TOF MS) for the rapid identification of yeast species. Using Bruker DaltonicsExpand
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Cohort Study of Molecular Identification and Typing of Mycobacterium abscessus, Mycobacterium massiliense, and Mycobacterium bolletii
ABSTRACT Mycobacterium abscessus is the most common cause of rapidly growing mycobacterial chronic lung disease. Recently, two new M. abscessus-related species, M. massiliense and M. bolletii, haveExpand
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Invasive aspergillosis due to Neosartorya udagawae.
BACKGROUND Invasive aspergillosis (IA) is most commonly caused by the morphospecies Aspergillus fumigatus. However, genetic-based methods indicate that organisms phenotypically identified as A.Expand
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Fulminant mulch pneumonitis: an emergency presentation of chronic granulomatous disease.
BACKGROUND Chronic granulomatous disease (CGD) is associated with multiple and recurrent infections. In patients with CGD, invasive pulmonary infection with Aspergillus species remains the greatestExpand
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Failure to Recognize Nontuberculous Mycobacteria Leads to Misdiagnosis of Chronic Pulmonary Tuberculosis
Background Nontuberculous mycobacterial (NTM) infections cause morbidity worldwide. They are difficult to diagnose in resource-limited regions, and most patients receive empiric treatment forExpand
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Geosmithia argillacea: an emerging cause of invasive mycosis in human chronic granulomatous disease.
BACKGROUND Chronic granulomatous disease (CGD) is an inherited disorder of the nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide phosphate oxidase that leads to defective production of microbicidal superoxide andExpand
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Emericella quadrilineata as Cause of Invasive Aspergillosis
This opportunistic fungus is frequently misidentified because of its morphologic similarity to E. nidulans.
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