Fungal Pericarditis due to Aspergillus nidulans: A Rare Case ReportCorrespondence Address :
Dr. Kumar S Abhishek,
AIIMS Resident's Hostel, Jodhpur-342005, Rajasthan, India.
Disseminated Aspergillosis though rare is usually seen among immunocompromised and neutropenic patients. Aspergillus spp are usually considered to be a laboratory contaminants until its association with the disease is established on repeated isolation. The present is of Aspergillus nidulans associated with pericarditis post Anti-Tuberculous Treatment (ATT) initiation in a 67-year-old male patient with known case of Pulmonary Tuberculosis (PTB). Aspergillus nidulans was identified on the basis of culture on Sabouraud Dextrose Agar (SDA) and Lacto-Phenol Cotton Blue (LPCB) wet mount preparation.
Anti-tuberculous treatment, Disseminated aspergillosis, Pulmonary tuberculosis
Sarika P Kombade, Kumar S Abhishek, Vijaya Lakshmi Nag. FUNGAL PERICARDITIS DUE TO ASPERGILLUS NIDULANS: A RARE CASE REPORT. Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research [serial online] 2018 September [cited: 2018 Sep 18 ]; 12:DD05-DD06. Available from
Date of Submission: May 17, 2018
Date of Peer Review: Jun 08, 2018
Date of Acceptance: Jul 06, 2018
Date of Publishing: Sep 01, 2018
FINANCIAL OROTHERCOMPETING INTERESTS: None.
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