Aspergillus lentulus sp. nov., a new sibling species of A. fumigatus.

  title={Aspergillus lentulus sp. nov., a new sibling species of A. fumigatus.},
  author={S. Balajee and Jennifer L Gribskov and Edward N. Jr. Hanley and David A. Nickle and Kieren a. Marr},
  journal={Eukaryotic cell},
  volume={4 3},
In a prior study, we identified seven clinical isolates of an Aspergillus sp. that were slow to sporulate in multiple media and demonstrated decreased in vitro susceptibilities to multiple antifungals, including amphotericin B, itraconazole, voriconazole, and caspofungin. These isolates were initially considered to be variants of Aspergillus fumigatus because of differences in mitochondrial cytochrome b sequences and unique randomly amplified polymorphic DNA PCR patterns (S. A. Balajee, M… CONTINUE READING
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