Chronic fungal meningitis caused by Aureobasidium proteae

Kutleša, Marko and Mlinarić-Missoni, Emilija and Hatvani, Lóránt and Vončina, Darko and Simon, Silvio and Lepur, Dragan and Baršić, Bruno (2012) Chronic fungal meningitis caused by Aureobasidium proteae. Diagnostic Microbiology and Infectious Disease, 73 (3). pp. 271-272. ISSN 0732-8893

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Abstract

We present a case of chronic meningitis due to the mold Aureobasidium proteae. Clinical features, the disease course, as well as the diagnostic methods and optimal treatment options are discussed. This case confirms the neuroinvasiveness of A. proteae and introduces it as a new human pathogen.

Item Type: Article
MeSH: Antifungal Agents/administration & dosage ; Ascomycota/isolation & purification ; Chronic Disease ; Humans ; Male ; Meningitis, Fungal/diagnosis ; Meningitis, Fungal/drug therapy ; Meningitis, Fungal/microbiology ; Meningitis, Fungal/pathology ; Middle Aged
Departments: Katedra za infektologiju
Katedra za medicinsku mikrobiologiju i parazitologiju
Depositing User: Marijan Šember
Status: Published
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Kutleša, MarkoUNSPECIFIED
Mlinarić-Missoni, EmilijaUNSPECIFIED
Hatvani, LórántUNSPECIFIED
Vončina, DarkoUNSPECIFIED
Simon, SilvioUNSPECIFIED
Lepur, DraganUNSPECIFIED
Baršić, BrunoUNSPECIFIED
Date: July 2012
Date Deposited: 26 Nov 2012 12:32
Last Modified: 26 Nov 2012 12:32
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URI: http://medlib.mef.hr/id/eprint/1707

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