Aspergillus Nidulans in the CNS

Teresa Binstock binstoct at essex.UCHSC.edu
Fri Feb 14 14:22:54 EST 1997

Dear Please Help,

I've been accumulating articles about CNS infections from Candida 
albicans. One article described a method whereby CSF was drained, treated 
with anti-fungal medication, and then returned to the patient(s). If I 
can re-find that cite, I will post it to the newsgroup.


	Teresa C. Binstock, Researcher
	Developmental & Behavioral Neuroanatomy
	Denver CO USA
			Teresa.Binstock at uchsc.edu

On 13 Feb 1997, PLEASE HELP wrote:

> We are the parents of a nineteen month old Baby Boy with a life threatening
> disease.   To our knowledge this is the first case of a fungal infection of
> this type known anywhere in the world.   If you can provide any suggestions
> for helping our little Boy we would be most grateful.
> Infection:  Aspergillus Nidulans in the Central Nervous System.  The fungus
> surrounds the base of the brain and is present in other locations on the
> covering of the meninges.   This was diagosed following a biopsy taken from
> his Lumbar region.   Biopsy was taken September 13, 1996.
> Cause of Infection:  Unknown

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