Clinical Significance of Scedosporium apiospermum in Patients with Cystic Fibrosis

@article{Cimon2000ClinicalSO,
  title={Clinical Significance of Scedosporium apiospermum in Patients with Cystic Fibrosis},
  author={Bernard Cimon and Jacqueline Carr{\`e}re and Jacqueline Vinatier and J. P. Chazalette and Dominique Chabasse and J. Ph. Bouchara},
  journal={European Journal of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases},
  year={2000},
  volume={19},
  pages={53-56}
}
 The incidence of airway colonization by Scedosporium apiospermum and of related sensitization was investigated prospectively in 128 patients with cystic fibrosis over a 5-year period, and results were compared with clinical data. Scedosporium apiospermum, recovered from sputum samples in 11 of 128 (8.6%) patients, was the most frequent filamentous fungus after Aspergillus fumigatus. Counterimmunoelectrophoresis, used to detect scedosporiosis serologically, was positive in 27 of 128 (21.1… CONTINUE READING