Colonization of a Central Venous Catheter by the Hyaline Fungus Fusarium solani Species Complex: A Case Report and SEM Imaging
Scanning electron microscopy images of the tip and cuff of the central venous catheter removed from a child with intermittent fever of unknown origin. (a) Mycelial formation in the catheter lumen. Of note is the long fungal protrusion into the lumen. ((b) and (c)) Magnifications show adhesion of the fungal formation to the inner surface of catheter. (d) Detail of the aerial mycelium.