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Table 4 Causative pathogens identified in 63 pediatric patients with invasive mucormycosis

From: Invasive mucormycosis in children: an epidemiologic study in European and non-European countries based on two registries

Pathogen Cases (%) Mortality (%)
Rhizopus spp.: 26 (41.3) 11/24 (45.8)
R. oryzae 8 3/7 (42.8)
R. microsporus 4 3/4 (75)
R. homothallicus 1 0/1
 Unspeciated 13 5/13 (38.4%)
Lichtheimia spp.: 10 (15.9) 4/8 (50)
L. corymbifera 7 2/6 (33.3)
L. ramosa 2 1/2 (50)
Unspeciated 1 1/1 (100)
Mucor spp. 8 (12.7) 0/7 (0)
Cunninghamella spp. 4 (6.3) 1/3 (33.3)
Unidentified Mucorales 15 (23.8) 5/11 (45.4)