Sporotrichosis in the Central Nervous System Caused by Sporothrix brasiliensis.

@article{Freitas2015SporotrichosisIT,
  title={Sporotrichosis in the Central Nervous System Caused by Sporothrix brasiliensis.},
  author={Dayvison Francis Saraiva Freitas and Marco Ant{\^o}nio Sales Dantas de Lima and Rodrigo de Almeida-Paes and Cristiane da Cruz Lamas and Ant{\^o}nio Carlos Francesconi do Valle and Manoel Marques Evangelista Oliveira and Rosely Maria Zancop{\'e}-Oliveira and Maria Clara Gutierrez-Galhardo},
  journal={Clinical infectious diseases : an official publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America},
  year={2015},
  volume={61 4},
  pages={663-4}
}
TO THE EDITOR—The metropolitan region of Rio de Janeiro is hyperendemic for catassociated sporotrichosis, and Sporothrix brasiliensis has been implicated in the majority of cases in this region. A unique clinical profile has been characterized by disseminated cases in nonimmunosuppressed patients, hypersensitivity reactions, and an increase in the number of patients with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), with a higher incidence of severe disseminated cases, hospitalizations, and deaths [1, 2… CONTINUE READING

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