UMMS Affiliation

Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases and Immunology

Publication Date

2013-02-01

Document Type

Article

Disciplines

Bacterial Infections and Mycoses | Infectious Disease | Microbiology

Abstract

Prepatellar bursitis is typically a monomicrobial bacterial infection. A fungal cause is rarely identified. We describe a 61-year-old man who had received a renal transplant 21 months prior to presentation whose synovial fluid and surgical specimens grew Phomopsis bougainvilleicola, a pycnidial coelomycete.

Keywords

Prepatellar bursitis, fungal infection, case report

Rights and Permissions

Copyright © 2013, American Society for Microbiology. Publisher PDF posted after 6 months as allowed by the publisher's author rights policy at https://journals.asm.org/content/statement-author-rights.

DOI of Published Version

10.1128/JCM.02674-12

Source

J Clin Microbiol. 2013 Feb;51(2):692-5. doi: 10.1128/JCM.02674-12. Epub 2012 Nov 28. Link to article on publisher's site

Journal/Book/Conference Title

Journal of clinical microbiology

Related Resources

Link to Article in PubMed

PubMed ID

23196359

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