An adolescent with failure to thrive developed cuboid bone osteomyelitis and brain abscesses. Mold isolated from both locations was identified by universal genetic sequencing as Nannizziopsis spp, which is typically a pathogen of reptiles. The patient was subsequently diagnosed with a STAT1 mutation and was successfully treated.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Article number390
JournalOpen Forum Infectious Diseases
Issue number9
StatePublished - Sep 1 2020


  • Fungal infections
  • Immunocompromised host
  • Nannizziopsis
  • STAT1
  • Voriconazole

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Oncology
  • Clinical Neurology


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