A dimorphic fungus causing disseminated infection in South Africa.

@article{Kenyon2013ADF,
  title={A dimorphic fungus causing disseminated infection in South Africa.},
  author={Chris Richard Kenyon and Kim Bonorchis and Craig Corcoran and Graeme Meintjes and Michael Louis Locketz and Rannakoe Lehloenya and Hester F. Vismer and Preneshni Naicker and Hans Prozesky and Marelize van Wyk and Colleen Bamford and Moira du Plooy and Gail Imrie and Sipho Dlamini and Andrew M. Borman and Robert L Colebunders and Cedric P. Yansouni and Marc Mendelson and Nelesh P. Govender},
  journal={The New England journal of medicine},
  year={2013},
  volume={369 15},
  pages={
          1416-24
        }
}
BACKGROUND The genus emmonsia contains three species that are associated with human disease. Emmonsia crescens and Emmonsia parva are the agents that cause adiaspiromycosis, and one human case of Emmonsia pasteuriana infection has been described. We report a fungal pathogen within the genus emmonsia that is most closely related to E. pasteuriana in human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)-infected adults in South Africa. METHODS Between July 2008 and July 2011, we conducted enhanced surveillance to… Expand
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