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Detection of occult Scedosporium species in respiratory tract specimens from patients with cystic fibrosis by use of selective media

C C Blyth, A Harun, P G Middleton, S Sleiman, O Lee, T C Sorrell, W Meyer, S C A Chen
Journal of Clinical Microbiology 2010, 48 (1): 314-6
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Respiratory samples from cystic fibrosis outpatients were cultured on Sabouraud's dextrose agar (SABD) containing antibiotics, Mycosel, and Scedosporium-selective medium (SceSel+). Thirty-two (14.7%) of 218 specimens from 11/69 (15.9%) patients yielded a Scedosporium sp., most frequently Scedosporium aurantiacum (17/218). Scedosporium was recovered on SceSel+, Mycosel, and SABD from 90.6%, 50.0%, and 46.9% of the specimens tested, respectively.

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