Published in TB and Outbreaks Week, February 1st, 2005
"Fusarium oxysporum is a phylogenetically diverse monophyletic complex of filamentous ascomycetous fungi that are responsible for localized and disseminated life-threatening opportunistic infections in immunocompetent and severely neutropenic patients, respectively.
"Although members of this complex were isolated from patients during a pseudoepidemic in San Antonio, Tex, and from patients and the water system in a Houston, Tex, hospital during the 1990s, little is known about their genetic relatedness and population structure," scientists in the United States report.
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