Skin infection caused by Scedosporium apiospermum

Karaarslan A., Arikan S., Karaarslan F., Cetin E.

MYCOSES, vol.46, pp.524-526, 2003 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 46
  • Publication Date: 2003
  • Doi Number: 10.1046/j.0933-7407.2003.00926.x
  • Journal Name: MYCOSES
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.524-526
  • Hacettepe University Affiliated: No


A woman with a skin infection because of Scedosporium apiospermum, in the interdigital spaces of her feet is presented. The minimum inhibition concentration values (MIC, mug ml(-1)) of this isolated mould for itraconazole, amphotericin B and terbinafine after 48 h were determined as 1, 8 and 16, respectively. The patient was treated successfully with oral terbinafine and topical clotrimazole.