Concomitant Cryptococcosis and Burkholderia Infection in an Asymptomatic Lung Transplant Patient with Cystic Fibrosis

S Shafaghi, M Pour Abdollah, P Tabarsi, F Ghorbani, SSM Makki, HR Khoddami Vishteh, J Faeghi, K Najafizadeh


Concomitant pulmonary infections with Cryptococcus neoformans and Burkholderia cepacia in lung transplant recipients are very rare and create unique diagnostic and therapeutic dilemmas. Herein, we present a double lung transplant patient with cystic fibrosis who was found to have coinfection with these two rare organisms, though he was completely asymptomatic.


Cryptococcosis; Burkholderia infection; Cystic fibrosis; Double lung transplantation

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