Candida is the major isolate among the yeasts, with a minority contributed by others like Trichosporon, Geotrichum, Rhodotorula and Blastoschizomyces
T capitatum has now been reclassified as Geotrichum capitatum or Blastoschizomyces capitatus.
Fatal Blastoschizomyces capitatus sepsis in a neutropenic patient with acute myeloid leukemia: first documented case from Greece.
We report the emergence of disseminated infections caused by Blastoschizomyces capitatus in the temperate zone of central Switzerland.
Invasive infections caused by Blastoschizomyces capitatus and Scedosporium spp.
Blastoschizomyces capitatus infection in patients with leukemia: report of 26 cases.
In immunocompromised patients, a prolonged exposure to various environmental factors has led to an increase in the number of infections caused by P lilacinus, Fusarium species, Acremonium species, Trichosporon beigelii, Blastoschizomyces
capitatus, Penicillium species, and other dematiaceous species.
The essential oil of Agastache rugosa and its main constituent estragole showed synergism with ketoconazole against Blastoschizomyces
capitatus (Geotrichum capitatum, Trichosporon capitatum) Sporobolomyces S.
Abstract: Blastoschizomyces capitatus is an emerging fungal pathogen.
Key Words: Blastoschizomyces capitatus, immunocompetent, pneumonia
Blastoschizomyces capitatus is recognized as an emerging fungal pathogen in immunocompromised patients, especially those with underlying hematologic malignancies.