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Fatal Emmonsia sp Infection and Fungemia after Orthotopic Liver Transplantation EMERGING INFECTIOUS DISEASES Kappagoda, S., Adams, J. Y., Luo, R., Banaei, N., Concepcion, W., Ho, D. Y. 2017; 23 (2): 346–49


We report a fatal case of disseminated Emmonsia sp. infection in a 55-year-old man who received an orthotopic liver transplant. The patient had pneumonia and fungemia, and multisystem organ failure developed. As human habitats and the number of immunocompromised patients increase, physicians must be aware of this emerging fungal infection.

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