Skip to main content

Table 1 Demographics and clinical characteristics of 7 patients with catheter-related fungemia due to Fusarium oxysporum

From: Outbreak of Fusarium oxysporum infections in children with cancer: an experience with 7 episodes of catheter-related fungemia

Case Underlying diseases HSCT Age (years) Gender Neutropenia CVC GMI Time interval between CVC placement and infection Chest CT ECHO Fundoscopic exam Therapy Duration (days) Outcome
1 Solid tumor Auto 3 Male Yes Port-a-cath Negative 665 days Normal Normal Normal Voriconazole 21 Alive
2 Solid tumor No 2 Female No Port a cath Negative 89 days Normal Normal Normal Voriconazole 21 Alive
3 Solid tumor No 1 Male No Port a cath Negative 114 days Normal Normal Normal Voriconazole 21 Alive
4 Solid tumor No 9 months Female No Port a cath Negative 125 days Normal Normal Normal L-Ampho B 16 Alive
5 Solid tumor Auto 1 Female No Port a cath Negative 112 days Normal Normal Normal Voriconazole 21 Alive
6 Solid tumor No 2 Female No Port a cath Negative 282 days Normal Normal Normal Voriconazole 21 Alive
7 ALL in remission No 8 Male No PICC Negative 158 days Normal Normal Normal Voriconazole 14 Alive
  1. ALL acute lymphoblastic leukemia, Auto Autologous, CVC central venous catheter, PICC peripherally inserted central catheter, GMI galactomannan index, ECHO echocardiography, Chest CT chest computed tomography, L-Ampho B liposomal amphotericin B
\