Misidentification of Neosartorya pseudofischeri as Aspergillus fumigatus in a lung transplant patient

Reeti Khare, Sounak Gupta, Sana Arif, Mark E. Jentoft, Paul J. Deziel, Anja C. Roden, Mark P. Wilhelm, Raymund R. Razonable, Nancy L. Wengenack

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Abstract

We present a case of disseminated Neosartorya pseudofischeri infection in a bilateral lung transplant patient with cystic fibrosis. The organism was originally misidentified from respiratory specimens as Aspergillus fumigatus using colonial and microscopic morphology. DNA sequencing subsequently identified the organism correctly as N. pseudofischeri.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)2722-2725
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of clinical microbiology
Volume52
Issue number7
DOIs
StatePublished - Jul 2014

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  • Microbiology (medical)

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