alexa Infection of a burn wound by Aspergillus niger. Gross appearance simulating ecthyma gangrenosa.
Microbiology

Microbiology

Journal of Antivirals & Antiretrovirals

Author(s): Panke TW, McManus AT, Spebar MJ

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Abstract Growth of Aspergillus niger on a burn wound clinically simulated the early (hemorrhagic) phase of an invasive infection by Pseudomonas aeruginosa or ecthyma gangrenosa. Wound biopsy for histologic examination and culture readily yielded a definitive diagnosis of noninvasive mycotic infection of the burn wound. Pigmentation surrounding mycotic hyphae (otherwise typical for Aspergillus spp.) strongly suggested Aspergillus niger. Cultural data confirmed the diagnosis.
This article was published in Am J Clin Pathol and referenced in Journal of Antivirals & Antiretrovirals

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