TITLE

Candida dubliniensis Bloodstream Infection in Patients with Gynaecological Malignancy

AUTHOR(S)
McMullan, R.; Xu, J.; Moore, J. E.; Millar, B. C.; Walker, M. J.; Irwin, S. T.; Price, J.; Barr, J.; Hedderwick, S.
PUB. DATE
August 2002
SOURCE
European Journal of Clinical Microbiology & Infectious Diseases;Aug2002, Vol. 21 Issue 8, p635
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses candida dubliniensis bloodstream infection in patients with gynaecological malignancy. It states that the first reported episodes of Candida dubliniensis bloodstream infection in Northern Ireland occurred in patients with gynaecological malignancy and no previously described risk factors for Candida dubliniensis bloodstream infection. Candida dubliniensis is a recently recognised pathogen. Several countries have reported first isolation of the organism from blood and other sites. Previously described risk factors for bloodstream infection are HIV seropositivity, end-stage liver disease and chemotherapy-induced neutropenia.
ACCESSION #
15685788

 

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