Fungaemia caused by Candida pulcherrima

Laszlo Bereczki, N. Bartha, S. Kocsubé, J. Sóki, Gy Lengyel, Gy Tálosi, K. Máder, J. Deák, I. Dóczi

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Abstract

Although neonatal bloodstream infections may be caused by a variety of fungi, invasive fungaemia due to Candida pulcherrima in a premature neonate has not been previously reported. We describe such a case in which antifungal susceptibility test data led to successful therapy. A colonized catheter used for parenteral nutrition is presumed to have been the main source of this persistent infection.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)522-524
Number of pages3
JournalMedical mycology
Volume50
Issue number5
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jul 1 2012

Keywords

  • Candida pulcherrima
  • Fungaemia
  • Neonate
  • Opportunistic pathogen
  • Parenteral catheter

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Infectious Diseases

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    Bereczki, L., Bartha, N., Kocsubé, S., Sóki, J., Lengyel, G., Tálosi, G., Máder, K., Deák, J., & Dóczi, I. (2012). Fungaemia caused by Candida pulcherrima. Medical mycology, 50(5), 522-524. https://doi.org/10.3109/13693786.2011.644590