Soft-tissue infection with Absidia corymbifera and kidney complications in an AIDS patient

E. Righi, C. G. Giacomazzi, M. Bassetti, F. Bisio, O. Soro, J. L. McDermott, O. E. Varnier, S. Ratto, C. Viscoli

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Abstract

We describe a case of primary cutaneous Absidia corymbifera infection in an AIDS patient with renal complications. The Sensititre YeastOne panel was adopted to determine antifungal susceptibility and liposomial amphotericin B was used which initially produced a significant clinical response.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)637-640
Number of pages4
JournalMedical Mycology
Volume45
Issue number7
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Nov 2007

Keywords

  • Absidia corymbifera
  • AIDS
  • Liposomal Amphotericin B
  • Soft tissues
  • Zygomycosis

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Agricultural and Biological Sciences (miscellaneous)
  • veterinary(all)
  • Microbiology

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    Righi, E., Giacomazzi, C. G., Bassetti, M., Bisio, F., Soro, O., McDermott, J. L., Varnier, O. E., Ratto, S., & Viscoli, C. (2007). Soft-tissue infection with Absidia corymbifera and kidney complications in an AIDS patient. Medical Mycology, 45(7), 637-640. https://doi.org/10.1080/13693780701435358