Last updated on 23-8-2019 by Anonymous (not verified)
Peer reviewed scientific article
AuthorsSymoens,F.; Haase,G.; Pihet,M.; Carrere,J.; H. Beguin; Degand,N.; Mely,L.; Bouchara,J.P.
Poorly sporulating Aspergillus isolates from patients with cystic fibrosis (CF) are generally identified in routine procedures as Aspergillus spp. In this study, we identified and characterized 11 isolates belonging to two unusual Aspergillus species of the section Fumigati (A. lentulus and Neosartorya pseudofischeri) recovered from four different patients. Aspergillus lentulus was found occasionally during a 10-year follow-up study of one CF patient colonized by A. fumigatus. Neosartorya pseudofischeri was isolated from three patients followed in different European hospitals. This species …