What is it about?

A kidney transplant recipient presented with respiratory failure and skin lesion. They both were found to caused by 2 different species of dematiaceous molds: alternaria spp and verruconis gallopava

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Why is it important?

Raise awareness about potentially multiple infecting fungus in immunocompromised hosts


sometimes we have to think outside the box and NOT be unionists in medicine

Dr Guy El Helou
Mayo Foundation

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This page is a summary of: Double invasive fungal infection due to dematiaceous moulds in a renal transplant patient, BMJ Case Reports, February 2018, BMJ, DOI: 10.1136/bcr-2017-222527.
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