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Volume 96, Issue 3
  • ISSN: 0002-9637
  • E-ISSN: 1476-1645

Abstract

Abstract

is the only species in the genus that has been involved in a previous human infection. To date, only one case of infection in a patient with GATA-2 immunodeficiency has been reported. We here report the second human case and the first case of septic arthritis and osteomyelitis due to in an immunocompetent patient, living in Mayotte, a French island in western Indian Ocean. He was successfully treated with surgical debridement and 6 months of antifungal treatment. This second observation of human invasive disease caused by is an additional argument for the pathogenicity of this rare species.

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  • Received : 08 Mar 2016
  • Accepted : 18 Oct 2016

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