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Aspergillus endocarditis diagnosed by fungemia plus serum antigen testing.

  • Author(s): Hatlen, TJ
  • Filler, SG
  • Bayer, A
  • Shah, S
  • Shodhan, S
  • Van, TT
  • et al.

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https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6216080/
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Abstract

Fungal endocarditis remains an uncommon clinical diagnosis, though is likely to become more frequent due to the global increase in transplantations and cardiac valvular surgery. A case of prosthetic valve endocarditis due to Aspergillus fumigatus is described that was diagnosed with serologic fungal markers and confirmed with positive blood cultures, an uncommon finding.

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