COVID-19 associated pulmonary aspergillosis (CAPA): an Australian case report

Avinash Sharma, Ann Hofmeyr, Anup Bansal, Devesh Thakkar, Leon Lam, Zinta Harrington, Deepak Bhonagiri*

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Abstract

As the COVID-19 pandemic has developed, concern for invasive fungal infections in critically ill COVID-19 patients with acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) has emerged. We describe a clinical case of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) associated pulmonary aspergillus (CAPA) infection and acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) with a good clinical outcome, in a previously well, non-immunocompromised Australian woman.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)6-10
Number of pages5
JournalMedical Mycology Case Reports
Volume31
Early online date18 Jun 2020
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Mar 2021
Externally publishedYes

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Keywords

  • ARDS
  • COVID-19 associated pulmonary aspergillosis (CAPA)
  • Fungal infection
  • ICU

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