Fusarium proliferatum soft tissue infection at the site of a puncture by a plant: Recovery, isolation, and direct molecular identification Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Fusarium
  • Mycoses
  • Skin
  • Soft Tissue Infections
  • Wounds, Penetrating

abstract

  • After allogeneic stem cell transplantation, a 49-year-old man developed fever and inflammation at the site of a plant puncture on a finger. A hyalohyphomycete was recovered by incubating the plant spine fragment following surgery. Amplification of the internal transcribed spacer region and 5.8S rRNA, beta-tubulin, and translation elongation factor coding genes identified Fusarium proliferatum, which was confirmed later by culture.

publication date

  • January 2010

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

PubMed Central ID

  • PMC2812298

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1128/JCM.01525-09

PubMed ID

  • 19923491

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 338

end page

  • 42

volume

  • 48

number

  • 1