Disseminated fusarial infection in the immunocompromised host.

  title={Disseminated fusarial infection in the immunocompromised host.},
  author={Susan E Richardson and Robert M. Bannatyne and Richard C. Summerbell and Jeffrey Milliken and Ralf Gold and Sheila S Weitzman},
  journal={Reviews of infectious diseases},
  volume={10 6},
A report of the species Fusarium proliferatum causing systemic infection in a child with acute lymphoblastic leukemia is presented, with a review of the clinical and laboratory features relating to outcome in disseminated fusarial infections. Thirteen cases of disseminated infection due to Fusarium species have been reported, all but one of which were fatal… CONTINUE READING