A bladder fungus ball and fungal emphysematous cystitis should always be suspected in patients with diabetes mellitus with uncontrolled funguria
and abnormal imaging.
Urine cultures from catheter systems with more than 10 (3) colony-forming U/mL are reliable indicators of bacteriuria or funguria
, but might not represent the etiology of the patient's fever.
Report of a case diagnosed by urine cytology, with diagnostic considerations in the work up of funguria
The study concluded nitrofurazone-impregnated urinary catheters reduced the incidence of catheter-associated bacteriuria and funguria
in adult trauma patients, reducing the need to change or prescribe new antimicrobial therapy.