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Acremonium kiliense: reappraisal of its clinical significance.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  21450966     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
A case of Acremonium kiliense peritonitis is described. Diagnosis was established by repeated isolation of the fungus from peritoneal dialysate and by its identification on the basis of morphological characteristics and sequencing of internal transcribed spacer (ITS) regions of ribosomal DNA (rDNA). This report and available literature suggest that A. kiliense may have a greater clinical significance than hitherto recognized.
Ziauddin Khan; Khaled Al-Obaid; Suhail Ahmad; Amal Abdel Ghani; Leena Joseph; Rachel Chandy
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't     Date:  2011-03-30
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of clinical microbiology     Volume:  49     ISSN:  1098-660X     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Clin. Microbiol.     Publication Date:  2011 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-05-27     Completed Date:  2011-08-17     Revised Date:  2013-06-30    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7505564     Medline TA:  J Clin Microbiol     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  2342-7     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, Kuwait University, Safat, Kuwait.
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MeSH Terms
Acremonium / cytology,  genetics,  isolation & purification*
DNA, Fungal / chemistry,  genetics
DNA, Ribosomal Spacer / chemistry,  genetics
Molecular Sequence Data
Mycoses / diagnosis*,  microbiology*,  pathology
Peritonitis / microbiology*,  pathology
Sequence Analysis, DNA
Reg. No./Substance:
0/DNA, Fungal; 0/DNA, Ribosomal Spacer

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