Varied clinical manifestations of Penicillium marneffei in patients with human immunodeficiency virus: a report from south India.


Penicillium marneffei is a dimorphic fungus endemic to northeast India. This is the first report of penicilliosis from a hospital in south India. Three patients with diverse clinical manifestations who presented to a tertiary care hospital are described. High index of clinical suspicion and knowledge of 'local' microbiology is paramount in early diagnosis… (More)