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Rhinocladiella mackenziei as an Emerging Cause of Cerebral Phaeohyphomycosis in Pakistan: A Case Series
Clinical Infectious Diseases
  • Kauser Jabeen, Aga Khan University
  • Joveria Farooqi, Aga Khan University
  • Afia Zafar, Aga Khan University
  • Bushra Jamil, Aga Khan University
  • Syed Faisal Mahmood, Aga Khan University
  • Farheen Ali, Aga Khan University
  • Noureen Saeed, Aga Khan University
  • Abrar Barakzai, Aga Khan University
  • Arsalan Ahmed, Aga Khan University
  • Erum Khan, Aga Khan University
  • Mary E. Brandt
  • Rumina Hasan, Aga Khan University
Publication Date
1-15-2011
Document Type
Article
Disciplines
Abstract

Six cases of Rhinocladiella mackenziei cerebral phaeohyphomycosis are being reported for the first time in Pakistan. Identification was confirmed by DNA sequencing (isolates and fixed tissue). Diabetes, head trauma, immunosuppressive treatment, and postpartum state were present in 4 cases. Two survivals and 3 fatalities occurred, with 1 Patient lost to follow-up.

Citation Information
Kauser Jabeen, Joveria Farooqi, Afia Zafar, Bushra Jamil, et al.. "Rhinocladiella mackenziei as an Emerging Cause of Cerebral Phaeohyphomycosis in Pakistan: A Case Series" Clinical Infectious Diseases Vol. 52 Iss. 2 (2011) p. 213 - 217
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/bushra_jamil/58/