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Year : 2011  |  Volume : 56  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 82-83

Scedosporium infection in a patient with anti-tnfα therapy

Department of Medicine, VA Medical Center Sacramento and UC Davis School of Medicine, Division of Rheumatology, Allergy and Clinical Immunology , Hospital Way, Mather, CA 95655, USA

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Siba P Raychaudhuri
Department of Medicine, UC Davis School of Medicine and VA Sacramento Medical Center, Division of Rheumatology, 10535, Hospital Way, Mather, CA 95655
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DOI: 10.4103/0019-5154.77560

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Patients on anti-TNFα therapy are at increased risk for rare opportunistic infections. Here we are reporting a case of Scedosporium apiospermum infection in a patient treated with anti-TNF for 5 years. Patients on anti-TNFα need close follow-up and clinicians should be suspicious for atypical infections in these immunocompromised hosts.

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