Case reports. Transient colonization with Scedosporium prolificans. Report of four cases in Madrid

Mycoses. 2001;44(7-8):321-5.

Abstract

Four cases of transient colonization of the respiratory tract by Scedosporium prolificans are presented, two in patients with cystic fibrosis, one in a liver transplant patient and one in a patient with AIDS. Colonization versus infection by S. prolificans is discussed.

Publication types

  • Case Reports
  • Letter

MeSH terms

  • AIDS-Related Opportunistic Infections / diagnosis
  • Adult
  • Antifungal Agents / pharmacology
  • Antifungal Agents / therapeutic use
  • Cystic Fibrosis / complications
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Immunocompetence
  • Lung Diseases, Fungal / complications
  • Lung Diseases, Fungal / immunology
  • Lung Diseases, Fungal / microbiology*
  • Male
  • Microbial Sensitivity Tests
  • Middle Aged
  • Mycetoma / complications
  • Mycetoma / immunology
  • Mycetoma / microbiology*
  • Scedosporium* / isolation & purification
  • Spain

Substances

  • Antifungal Agents