Bright asteroids in the red sea - An emerging pathogen candida haemolunii: Are azoles the treatment option?

T. Sanyuktha, Pooja Rao, B. Keerthiraj, M. Radhakrishna

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This is a case study of a 15-year-old female who on chemotherapy and central line catheter-related bloodstream candidemia presented with recurrent episodes of candidemia, was febrile and breathless. She was diagnosed of Candida haemulonii fungemia. Echinocandins was started as this species of Candida is usually resistant to the commonly used antifungal agents. On treatment, the patient was afebrile and discharged.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1-2
Number of pages2
JournalAsian Journal of Pharmaceutical and Clinical Research
Volume10
Issue number2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 01-02-2017

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Minor Planets
Candidemia
Indian Ocean
Azoles
Candida
Echinocandins
Fungemia
Antifungal Agents
Fever
Catheters
Drug Therapy
Therapeutics

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Pharmacology
  • Pharmaceutical Science
  • Pharmacology (medical)

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