Invasive infection due to Saprochaete capitata in a young patient with hematological malignancies.

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Invasive infection due to Saprochaete capitata in a young patient with hematological malignancies.

Braz J Microbiol. 2015 Jun;46(2):527-530

Authors: Parahym AM, Rolim PJ, da Silva CM, Domingos IF, Gonçalves SS, Leite EP, de Morais VL, Macêdo DP, de Lima RG, Neves RP

Abstract
We report a case of invasive infection due to Saprochaete capitata in a patient with hematological malignancies after chemotherapy treatment and empiric antifungal therapy with caspofungin. Although severely immunocompromised the patient survived been treated with amphotericin B lipid complex associated with voriconazole.

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