Black mold takes hold and story told.

Journal Article

We present a case of an invasive Curvularia infection in a patient who developed following bilateral orthotopic lung transplantation despite receiving post-transplant antifungal prophylaxis. This infection presented as mold colonies studding the interior surface of his chest tubes. Despite surgical washout of his bilateral pleural cavities and antifungal treatment with liposomal amphotericin B, micafungin, and isavuconazonium sulfate, the patient died.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Rolfe, R; Schell, WA; Smith, B; Klapper, J; Perfect, JR; Messina, JA

Published Date

  • September 2020

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 29 /

Start / End Page

  • 12 - 14

PubMed ID

  • 32528839

Pubmed Central ID

  • PMC7281360

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 2211-7539

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/j.mmcr.2020.05.005


  • eng

Conference Location

  • Netherlands