Diagnostic and therapeutic challenges in a liver transplant recipient with central nervous system invasive aspergillosis

Dionissios Neofytos, Shmuel Shoham, Kerry Dierberg, Katharine Le, Simon Dufresne, Sean X. Zhang, Kieren A. Marr

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Abstract

This is a case report of central nervous system (CNS) invasive aspergillosis (IA) in a liver transplant recipient, which illustrates the utility of enzyme-based diagnostic tools for the timely and accurate diagnosis of IA, the treatment challenges and poor outcomes associated with CNS IA in liver transplant recipients.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)374-375
Number of pages2
JournalDiagnostic Microbiology and Infectious Disease
Volume73
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - Aug 1 2012

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Keywords

  • Central nervous system infection
  • Invasive aspergillosis
  • Liver transplant recipient

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Microbiology (medical)
  • Infectious Diseases

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