Emergomyces canadensis, a Dimorphic Fungus Causing Fatal Systemic Human Disease in North America.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

We report 4 patients in North America with disease caused by Emergomyces canadensis, a newly proposed species of pathogenic dimorphic fungus. Affected persons were immunocompromised; lived in Saskatchewan, Colorado, and New Mexico; and had systemic disease involving blood, skin, cervix, lung, and lymph node. Two cases were fatal.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Schwartz, IS; Sanche, S; Wiederhold, NP; Patterson, TF; Sigler, L

Published Date

  • April 2018

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 24 / 4

Start / End Page

  • 758 - 761

PubMed ID

  • 29553321

Pubmed Central ID

  • PMC5875289

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1080-6059

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.3201/eid2404.171765


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States