Treatment and serological studies of an Italian case of penicilliosis marneffei contracted in Thailand by a drug addict infected with the human immunodeficiency virus

@article{Viviani1993TreatmentAS,
  title={Treatment and serological studies of an Italian case of penicilliosis marneffei contracted in Thailand by a drug addict infected with the human immunodeficiency virus},
  author={Maria Anna Viviani and Anna Maria Tortorano and Giuliano Rizzardini and T. R. Quirino and L{\'e}o Kaufman and Arvind A. Padhye and Libero Ajello},
  journal={European Journal of Epidemiology},
  year={1993},
  volume={9},
  pages={79-85}
}
A case of disseminated penicilliosis marneffei, the first to be diagnosed in Italy, is described in a male HIV-positive drug addict. The patient had visited Thailand several times in the two years prior to his hospitalization. The presenting signs were fever, productive cough, facial skin papules and pustules, nodules on both thumbs and oropharyngeal candidiasis. Penicillium marneffei was isolated from a series of blood specimens with the lysis centrifugation procedure. Septate, yeast-like… CONTINUE READING

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