New fungal species are increasingly reported in immunocompromised patients. Saprochaete clavata (S. clavata), an ascomycetous fungus formerly called Geotrichum clavatum, is intrinsically resistant to echinocandins and is often misidentified.

Outbreak of Saprochaete clavata Sepsis in Hematology Patients: Combined Use of MALDI-TOF and Sequencing Strategy to Identify and Correlate the Episodes

Lo Cascio, Giuliana;Nadali, Gianpaolo;Cesaro, Simone;Sommavilla, Michele;Azzini, Anna Maria;Tacconelli, E;Cornaglia, Giuseppe
2020

Abstract

New fungal species are increasingly reported in immunocompromised patients. Saprochaete clavata (S. clavata), an ascomycetous fungus formerly called Geotrichum clavatum, is intrinsically resistant to echinocandins and is often misidentified.
MALDI-TOF; Saprochaete; outbreak; whole-genome sequencing; yeast sepsi
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