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Best Christmas gifts often are not under tree

...Culbreath underwent a successful bone marrow transplant in early 1998.Soon afterward, however, he contracted a fungal infection and died in June that year.Still, McRae said the bone marrow transplant for her son was her best Christmas present...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/people/2013-12-21/best-christmas-gifts-often-a
Pharmacy investigated in fungal meningitis outbreak sent drugs to Augusta but hospitals say they are not a concern

...administrative director of the pharmacy.It wasn't part of a huge lot like the steroid injections implicated in the fungal infection cases, he said. From the hospital's standpoint, "I'm not that concerned about it," Gomez said.Neither...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2012-10-24/pharmacy-investigated-fungal
Bat-killing disease migrating south

...It's been steadily advancing south since its discovery in 2006 among bats hibernating in a New York cave. A fungal infection in the soil that leaves bats with white residue on their faces, WNS has spread to 22 states and five Canadian provinces...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2013-05-04/bat-killing-disease-migrating-south
Age old question

...open sores on the transparent covering of the eye, can be caused by a number of things - including a bacterial or fungal infection, the presence of foreign matter in the eye, severely dry eyes, stress, inability of the eyelid to shut completely...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/07/31/ent_321746.shtml
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A new type of kidney replacement

...appeared to make a difference. The only patient who did not recover was found, in an autopsy, to have an extensive fungal infection that had little likelihood of cure. Cleveland Clinic researchers recently joined the trial, and several more patients...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/03/23/tec_340571.shtml
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Man sets up fund to honor son

...prayed about for two years -- a bone marrow donor had been found. The transplant was a success. But soon after, a fungal infection took hold. Unable to overcome it, Robbie Culbreath died June 15, four months after surgery. Money for the transplant...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/04/26/met_259938.shtml
Metro | Silver Bluff High School
Color SEC garnet and black

...season-ending injuries, and guard Latrese Bush, the team's only senior, is out to at least January with a fungal infection which required surgery. The tryouts provided three more players who will help, but Georgia will likely fail to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/11/07/oth_217171.shtml
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The breast feeding debate

...difficulties. She had him by Cesarean-section, and the antibiotics transferred to the baby causing thrush - a fungal infection in the baby's mouth. Mrs. Menger said it caused a burning or stabbing pain in her breast during and after breast-feeding...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/06/27/liv_420334.shtml
Life & style
Bowler lets his muscles do what his eyes can't

...to retire from what he called a "charmed career" with the Army in 1985. Keller suffers from histoplasmosis, a fungal infection that spread from his lungs to his eyes. Histoplasmosis is a leading cause of blindness in Americans age 20 to 40...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/11/08/mic_324908.shtml
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Blood donors save lives

...that a marrow donor had been found. His operation was successful, but the tide turned four months later when a fungal infection took hold. Unable to overcome it, Mr. Culbreath, then 28, died at Emory University Hospital in Atlanta. Since...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/08/28/met_268901.shtml
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