Cancer Institute A national cancer institute
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Ash A. Alizadeh, MD/PhD

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  • First Isolation of Cryptococcus uzbekistanensis from an Immunocompromised Patient with Lymphoma JOURNAL OF CLINICAL MICROBIOLOGY Powel, M. S., Alizadeh, A. A., Budvytiene, I., Schaenman, J. M., Banaei, N. 2012; 50 (3): 1125-1127


    Cryptococcus species are known agents of opportunistic infections in healthy and immunocompromised hosts. Here we describe the first case of Cryptococcus uzbekistanensis causing bone marrow infection in an elderly Asian man with undiagnosed T cell lymphoma presenting with fever of unknown origin, pancytopenia, and exposure to chicken manure.

    View details for DOI 10.1128/JCM.05678-11

    View details for Web of Science ID 000300997800099

    View details for PubMedID 22189126

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