Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases and Immunology
Bacterial Infections and Mycoses | Infectious Disease | Microbiology
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.
Prepatellar bursitis, fungal infection, case report
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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 of clinical microbiology
Cariello PF, Wickes BL, Sutton DA, Castlebury LA, Levitz SM, Finberg RW, Thompson EH, Daly JS. (2013). Phomopsis bougainvilleicola prepatellar bursitis in a renal transplant recipient. Infectious Diseases and Immunology Publications. https://doi.org/10.1128/JCM.02674-12. Retrieved from https://escholarship.umassmed.edu/infdis_pp/365