Disseminated Fusarium oxysporum Infection in Hemophagocytic Lymphohistiocytosis
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- Albisetti, M., Lauener, R.P., Güngör, T. et al. Infection (2004) 32: 364. doi:10.1007/s15010-004-3135-8
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The portal of entry of disseminated Fusarium spp. infections is still not clearly defined. We report on a disseminated Fusarium oxysporum infection occurring during a long period of severe neutropenia in a child with hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis. A nasogastric feeding tube was the possible source of entry of the fungus.