Document Type

Case Report

Department

Cardiology; Internal Medicine; Pathology and Microbiology; Pathology and Laboratory Medicine; Cardiothoracic Surgery

Abstract

A ventricular septal defect (VSD) patch infection with Acremonium species isolated from vegetation and blood culture is described. Antifungal treatment was discontinued after 3 months and patient developed relapse. Surgery with prolonged oral voriconazole was instituted with recovery. We emphasize importance of surgery and prolonged therapy to treat such infections.

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Publication

Case Reports in Infectious Diseases

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