Misidentification of Neosartorya pseudofischeri as Aspergillus fumigatus in a lung transplant patient.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

We present a case of disseminated Neosartorya pseudofischeri infection in a bilateral lung transplant patient with cystic fibrosis. The organism was originally misidentified from respiratory specimens as Aspergillus fumigatus using colonial and microscopic morphology. DNA sequencing subsequently identified the organism correctly as N. pseudofischeri.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Khare, R; Gupta, S; Arif, S; Jentoft, ME; Deziel, PJ; Roden, AC; Wilhelm, MP; Razonable, RR; Wengenack, NL

Published Date

  • July 2014

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 52 / 7

Start / End Page

  • 2722 - 2725

PubMed ID

  • 24829237

Pubmed Central ID

  • PMC4097736

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1098-660X

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1128/JCM.00216-14


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States