Successful treatment of Ochroconis gallopavum infection in an immunocompetent host.


Journal Article

Ochroconis gallopavum, a dematiaceous fungus, is a rare cause disease in immunocompromised patients and epidemic encephalitis in poultry. We report the first case of active O. gallopavum pulmonary infection in an immunocompetent host with rapid and complete response to oral antifungal therapy.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Hollingsworth, JW; Shofer, S; Zaas, A

Published Date

  • October 2007

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 35 / 5

Start / End Page

  • 367 - 369

PubMed ID

  • 17710372

Pubmed Central ID

  • 17710372

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0300-8126

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1007/s15010-007-6054-7


  • eng

Conference Location

  • Germany