, Volume 35, Issue 5, pp 367–369 | Cite as

Successful Treatment of Ochroconis gallopavum Infection in an Immunocompetent Host

Case Report


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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© Urban & Vogel München 2007

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Division of Pulmonary, Allergy, and Critical Care MedicineDuke University Medical CenterDurhamUSA
  2. 2.Division of Infectious Disease and International HealthDuke University Medical CenterDurhamUSA

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