Candida krusei sepsis secondary to oral colonization in a hemopoietic stem cell transplant recipient

Steven Westbrook, William Kirkpatrick, Cesar Freytes, Juan Toro, Stella Bernardo, Thomas Patterson, Spencer Redding, Samuel Lee

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Abstract

Yeasts other than Candida albicans have emerged as important causes of fungal infection in hemopoietic stem cell transplant (HSCT) patients, particularly those receiving fluconazole prophylaxis. We report on an autologous hemopoietic stem cell transplant recipient who developed Candida krusei sepsis from pre-existing oral colonization.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)187-190
Number of pages4
JournalMedical mycology
Volume45
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - Mar 2007

Keywords

  • Candida krusei
  • Candida sepsis
  • Hemopoietic stem cell transplantation
  • Oral colonization

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Infectious Diseases

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