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Case Reports in Medicine
Volume 2013, Article ID 618358, 4 pages
Case Report

Colonization of a Central Venous Catheter by the Hyaline Fungus Fusarium solani Species Complex: A Case Report and SEM Imaging

1Laboratory of Medical Microbiology, Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, University of Insubria and Ospedale di Circolo e Fondazione Macchi, 21100 Varese, Italy
2Laboratory of Human Morphology “L. Cattaneo”, Department of Morphology and Surgery, University of Insubria, 21100 Varese, Italy
3Forensic Institute, Department of Life Sciences, University of Insubria, 21100 Varese, Italy

Received 9 April 2013; Revised 25 May 2013; Accepted 9 June 2013

Academic Editor: Jacques F. Meis

Copyright © 2013 Alberto Colombo et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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