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Candida tropicalis as an emerging pathogen in Candida meningitis: case report and review.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  21340306     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Candida species are an uncommon cause of meninigitis. Given the rarity of this infection, the epidemiology, prognosis, and optimal therapy for Candida meningitis are poorly defined. The authors report on a paraplegic patient due to spinal cord injury who developed C. tropicalis meningitis. In addition, we review and discuss other reported cases of C. tropicalis meningitis in the medical literature.
Authors:
Luciano Z Goldani; Rodrigo P Santos
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Brazilian journal of infectious diseases : an official publication of the Brazilian Society of Infectious Diseases     Volume:  14     ISSN:  1678-4391     ISO Abbreviation:  Braz J Infect Dis     Publication Date:    2010 Nov-Dec
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-02-22     Completed Date:  2011-09-28     Revised Date:  2011-10-03    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9812937     Medline TA:  Braz J Infect Dis     Country:  Brazil    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  631-3     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Infectious Diseases Unit, Hospital de Clínicas de Porto Alegre, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adult
Candida tropicalis / isolation & purification*
Fatal Outcome
Humans
Male
Meningitis, Fungal / microbiology*

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