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A Fatal Outbreak of Trichosporon asahii Sepsis in a Neonatal Intensive Care Unit.
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PMID:  23024079     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
We describe an outbreak of Trichosporon asahii in 8 newborn infants with sepsis. Six out of these 8 infants died. The organism was identified on specific culture and morphologic characteristics. The organism was sensitive to amphotericin-B but resistant to fluconazole. Laminar flow unit was suspected to be the source of the outbreak.
Vipin M Vashishtha; Amol Mittal; Amit Garg
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Indian pediatrics     Volume:  49     ISSN:  0974-7559     ISO Abbreviation:  Indian Pediatr     Publication Date:  2012 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-10-01     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  2985062R     Medline TA:  Indian Pediatr     Country:  India    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  745-7     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Pediatrics, Mangla Hospital and Research Center, Shakti Chowk, Bijnor, and *Department of Microbiology, LLRM Medical College, Meerut; Uttar Pradesh, India. Correspondence to: Dr Vipin M Vashishtha, Director and Consultant Pediatrician, Mangla Hospital and Research Center, Shakti Chowk, Bijnor 246 701, India.
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