[Aspergillus fumigatus infection of the lung in cystic fibrosis (author's transl)].


In an 8-year-old girl with cystic fibrosis Aspergillus fumigatus infection of the lung was diagnosed. Pot-plant soil as reservior of Aspergillus fumigatus was shown to be the source of inhalable Aspergillus fumigatus units within the clinic. Cystic fibrosis mucus of the patient acted as nutritive substrate for Aspergillus fumigatus. Consequent exclusion of… (More)