Sternal wound infection by Trichosporon inkin following cardiac surgery

Frances Davies*, Sarah Logan, Elizabeth Johnson, John L. Klein

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Abstract

Wound infection following cardiac surgery is well described but is rarely due to fungal infection. We describe a case of sternal wound infection caused by Trichosporon inkin with a fatal outcome, in an immunocompetent patient following aortic root surgery.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2657-2659
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of Clinical Microbiology
Volume44
Issue number7
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jul 2006

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