Aspergillus terreus as a cause of invasive pulmonary aspergillosis.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

A 70-year-old woman with nodular, poorly differentiated lymphocytic lymphoma is the third reported patient with invasive pulmonary aspergillosis caused by Aspergillus terreus. This case differs from the two previously reported in that neither neutropenia nor broad spectrum antibiotics preceded the infection. A terreus should not be dismissed as a laboratory contaminant in pulmonary specimens, especially those from immunosuppressed patients.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Moore, CK; Hellreich, MA; Coblentz, CL; Roggli, VL

Published Date

  • October 1988

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 94 / 4

Start / End Page

  • 889 - 891

PubMed ID

  • 3168592

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0012-3692

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1378/chest.94.4.889


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States