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Year : 2005  |  Volume : 23  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 264--266

Prosthetic valve endocarditis caused by scedosporium apiospermum

S Verghese1, P Padmaja1, MT Chellamma1, S Leelavathy1, P Nayar2 
1 Depatment Of Microbiology, International Centre for Cardio Thoracic and Vascular Diseases, Mogappair, Chennai-600 101, India
2 Depatment Of Cardiology, International Centre for Cardio Thoracic and Vascular Diseases, Mogappair, Chennai-600 101, India

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S Verghese
Depatment Of Microbiology, International Centre for Cardio Thoracic and Vascular Diseases, Mogappair, Chennai-600 101
India

Scedosporium apiospermum , the asexual state of Pseudallescheria boydii , is increasingly recognized as an opportunistic pathogen. We report a case of prosthetic valve endocarditis caused by this organism that developed in a patient following cardiac surgery.

How to cite this article:
Verghese S, Padmaja P, Chellamma M T, Leelavathy S, Nayar P. Prosthetic valve endocarditis caused by scedosporium apiospermum.Indian J Med Microbiol 2005;23:264-266

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Verghese S, Padmaja P, Chellamma M T, Leelavathy S, Nayar P. Prosthetic valve endocarditis caused by scedosporium apiospermum. Indian J Med Microbiol [serial online] 2005 [cited 2019 Jul 18 ];23:264-266
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