Disseminated Fusarium infection with brain abscesses in a lung transplant recipient.

@article{KleinschmidtDeMasters2009DisseminatedFI,
  title={Disseminated Fusarium infection with brain abscesses in a lung transplant recipient.},
  author={Bette K Kleinschmidt-DeMasters},
  journal={Clinical neuropathology},
  year={2009},
  volume={28 6},
  pages={417-21}
}
OBJECTIVE To detail a case of disseminated Fusarium infection in an immunocompromised adult. Fusarium sp. infections are an important cause of fungal keratitis in immunocompetent patients and a recent outbreak related to use of a specific type of contact lens solution made national and international newspaper headlines. While reports of disseminated infection in immunosuppressed patients have appeared over the last 30 years, few have emphasized the neuropathological aspects of this emerging… CONTINUE READING