Outbreaks and clusters of mucormycosis are rare, but when they do occur they are often serious. In hospitals, mucormycosis outbreaks of skin and soft tissue infection have been linked to contact with contaminated objects, such as tongue depressors. Additionally, clusters of mucormycosis have occurred in association with organ transplantation.
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