Fatal cerebritis caused by a new species of Cladophialophora

M. R. McGinnis, S. M. Lemon, D. H. Walker, G. S. De Hoog, G. Haase

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A traumatic, fatal fungal infection involving the brain of an alcoholic patient is reported. The agent is described as a new Cladophialophora species; its diagnostic characters are listed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)166-171
Number of pages6
JournalStudies in Mycology
Issue number43
StatePublished - 1999


  • Black yeasts
  • Brain infection
  • Cladophialophora
  • Medical mycology
  • Neurotropic fungi
  • Taxonomy

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Agricultural and Biological Sciences (miscellaneous)


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