Invasive fusariosis with prolonged fungemia in a patient with acute lymphoblastic leukemia: case report and review of the literature.

@article{Jossi2010InvasiveFW,
  title={Invasive fusariosis with prolonged fungemia in a patient with acute lymphoblastic leukemia: case report and review of the literature.},
  author={M Jossi and Juan C Ambrosioni and Marina Macedo-Vi{\~n}as and Jorge Garbino},
  journal={International journal of infectious diseases : IJID : official publication of the International Society for Infectious Diseases},
  year={2010},
  volume={14 4},
  pages={e354-6}
}
Fusariumspp are rare but important opportunistic pathogens in immunocompromised patients. Disseminated fusarial infections occur mostly in patients with hematologic malignancies with myelosuppressive chemotherapy or in patients with severe immunodeficiency. Although more frequent than Aspergillus fungemia, Fusarium fungemia remains a rare event. We describe the case of a female patient with febrile neutropenia and persistent fungemia due to Fusarium solani, treated with posaconazole and… CONTINUE READING

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