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Systemic mycosis due to Penicillium marneffei is described in a man infected with human immunodeficiency virus and who had travelled in S.W. China. He responded completely to treatment with amphotericin B and a prolonged course of ketoconazole. Problems of diagnosis are discussed and all previously reported cases reviewed.


Journal article


J Infect

Publication Date





285 - 290


Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome, Amphotericin B, Humans, Ketoconazole, Male, Middle Aged, Mycoses, Penicillium