• Vol. 46 No. 11, 439–442
  • 15 November 2017

An Unusual Infection in a Child with Congenital Heart Disease – Trichosporon asahii Infection with Rapid Diagnosis by 18s Ribonucleic Acid (RNA)



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We report a case of a 12-year-old boy with cyanotic heart disease and Klippel-Feil syndrome, palliated with a left-sided Blalock-Taussig (BT) shunt in infancy, and complicated by multiple revisions secondary to thrombosis and subsequent right-sided BT shunt insertion at 4 years of age.

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