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Year : 2015  |  Volume : 33  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 588-590

Surviving a recurrent Scedosporium prolificans endocarditis : A case report


1 Department of Microbiology, Institute of Critical Care and Anaesthesiology, Medanta - The Medicity, Gurgaon, Haryana, India
2 Department of CTVS, Institute of Critical Care and Anaesthesiology, Medanta - The Medicity, Gurgaon, Haryana, India
3 Institute of Critical Care and Anaesthesiology, Medanta - The Medicity, Gurgaon, Haryana, India

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Department of Microbiology, Institute of Critical Care and Anaesthesiology, Medanta - The Medicity, Gurgaon, Haryana
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DOI: 10.4103/0255-0857.167322

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Scedosporium prolificans have been reported to be resistant to all antifungals including the newer azoles and echinocandins. We report an unusual case of repeated S. prolificans infection of the heart valves in an immunocompetent patient.






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