Disseminated invasive infection due to Metarrhizium anisopliae in an immunocompromised child.

Abstract

The first reported human case of possible disseminated infection with the insect pathogen Metarrhizium anisopliae var. anisopliae, a fungus which has been used commercially for biocontrol of insects, is described. The patient, a 9-year-old boy, had a 5-year history of pre-B-cell acute lymphoblastic leukemia and had been on chemotherapy throughout this… (More)

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