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Disseminated mucormycosis due to Cunninghamella bertholletiae in a liver transplant recipient.
  1. G. R. Nimmo,
  2. R. F. Whiting,
  3. R. W. Strong
  1. Department of Clinical Microbiology, Princess Alexandra Hospital, Brisbane, Australia.


    Disseminated mucormycosis occurred in a 19 year old female following orthotopic liver transplantation for fulminant Wilson's disease. The causative organism Cunninghamella bertholletiae has previously been described in ten clinical cases, but never before in this setting.

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