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Abstract

Left ventricular assist device (LVAD)-related infections are a leading cause of morbidity and mortality, with fungal infections being particularly difficult to manage. We report a case of an immunocompetent 39-year-old male with an LVAD and an implantable cardiac device (ICD) who developed fatal fungaemia. To the best of our knowledge, this is the first reported case of LVAD-related fungaemia.

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