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Table 1 Reported cases of disseminated Saksenaea spp. infection

From: Disseminated Saksenaea infection in an immunocompromised host associated with a good clinical outcome: a case report and review of the literature

Case Age Sex Country/year Comorbidities Mode of Infection Organism Method of identification Organ systems involved Treatment Outcome
1 [14] 69 Female United States of America
1981
Acute myeloid leukaemia Inhalation Saksenaea sp. Phenotypic Cutaneous, Pulmonary, Renal Nil Died
2 [15] 58 Male Spain
2014
Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus Trauma Saksenaea vasiformis complex Genotypic (ITS sequencing) Cutaneous, Ocular, Cerebral Surgical debridement, IV Amphotericin B Died
3 [16] 59 Male Australia
2000
Hypertension, Asthma Inhalation Saksenaea sp. Phenotypic Cutaneous, Cardiac, Pulmonary, Thyroid Surgical debridement, IV Amphotericin B Died
4 [17] 11 Male Australia
2008
Nil Insect bite Saksenaea sp. Phenotypic Cutaneous, Renal Surgical debridement, IV Amphotericin B, Posaconazole Survived
5 [18] 14 Male Iraq
1983
Nil Unknown Saksenaea sp. Phenotypic Cutaneous, Pulmonary Nil Died
6 [19] 69 Male Singapore
2020
Hypertension, Ischaemic heart disease Unknown Saksenaea vasiformis complex Genotypic (ITS sequencing) Pulmonary, cutaneous, retroperitoneal lesion IV Amphotericin B, Posaconazole Survived