Hepatic mucormycosis in a bone marrow transplant recipient who ingested naturopathic medicine.

@article{Oliver1996HepaticMI,
  title={Hepatic mucormycosis in a bone marrow transplant recipient who ingested naturopathic medicine.},
  author={M R Oliver and Wesley C E Van Voorhis and Michael A. Boeckh and David R. Mattson and Raleigh A. Bowden},
  journal={Clinical infectious diseases : an official publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America},
  year={1996},
  volume={22 3},
  pages={521-4}
}
This case report describes a bone marrow transplant recipient in whom hepatic zygomycosis developed after ingestion of multiple naturopathic medicines. Mucor was isolated from the patient's liver aspirate and from one of the naturopathic medicines. Arbitrary-primed polymerase chain reaction (PCR) analyses were performed on the Mucor isolates from the patient's liver aspirate and from his naturopathic medicine to see if they were genotypically related. Mucor indicus was the species identified in… CONTINUE READING