Document Detail


Maternal Sepsis, Chorioamnionitis and Congenital Candida kefyr Infection in Premature Twins.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  22146738     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
This is the first reported case of maternal sepsis and placental transmission of Candida kefyr to premature fraternal twins. The mother consumed organic dairy products regularly throughout her pregnancy and developed sepsis with chorioamnionitis by C. kefyr. The twins developed espiratory distress at birth. The placenta, fetal membranes and umbilical cords showed numerous colonies of yeasts, subsequently identified as C. kefyr. Candida kefyr sepsis in preterm neonates should be considered when there is a significant maternal history of organic dairy consumption during pregnancy.
Authors:
Carol Pineda; Ashlesha Kaushik; Helen Kest; Brian Wickes; Adel Zauk
Related Documents :
3523328 - Naproxen reduces idiopathic but not fibromyoma-induced menorrhagia.
9599818 - Pathophysiology of venous insufficiency during pregnancy.
21736498 - Twin versus singleton pregnancies complicated by preterm premature rupture of membranes.
16151558 - A report of a case: anesthetic management of a parturient with severe thrombotic stenos...
21075368 - Physician experience in performing embryo transfers may affect outcome.
10908288 - Placental leptin in normal, diabetic and fetal growth-retarded pregnancies.
Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2011-12-2
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Pediatric infectious disease journal     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1532-0987     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:  2011 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-12-7     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8701858     Medline TA:  Pediatr Infect Dis J     Country:  -    
Other Details:
Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
Affiliation:
1Department of Pediatrics, St. Joseph's Children's Hospital, Paterson, NJ 2Department of Microbiology and Immunology at University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, TX.
Export Citation:
APA/MLA Format     Download EndNote     Download BibTex
MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:

From MEDLINE®/PubMed®, a database of the U.S. National Library of Medicine


Previous Document:  Ethical principles for physician rating sites.
Next Document:  Epidemiology of Invasive Kingella kingae Infections in Two Distinct Pediatric Populations Cohabiting...