Emerging Aspergillus lentulus infections in India

Indian J Med Microbiol. 2022 Jan-Mar;40(1):160-162. doi: 10.1016/j.ijmmb.2021.10.011. Epub 2021 Nov 15.


Here we report first two cases of invasive pulmonary aspergillosis caused by Aspergillus lentulus from India, in non-neutropenic, critically ill patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).

Keywords: Aspergillus lentulus; Beta tubulin gene; Invasive aspergillosis.

Publication types

  • Case Reports

MeSH terms

  • Antifungal Agents / therapeutic use
  • Aspergillosis* / complications
  • Aspergillosis* / diagnosis
  • Aspergillosis* / drug therapy
  • Aspergillus
  • Humans
  • Invasive Pulmonary Aspergillosis* / diagnosis
  • Invasive Pulmonary Aspergillosis* / drug therapy


  • Antifungal Agents

Supplementary concepts

  • Aspergillus lentulus