glabrata have also been reported in Europe (19.6-27%), Saudi Arabia (9.5-17%) and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) (5%).19 Majority of strains in the current study were isolated from neonates and ICU patients which is similar to the results observed in New York.21 A higher number of cases with fungaemia
have also been reported in patients admitted to general paediatric and surgical wards of a hospital in Spain.17
We report a case of a 25-year-old lady who presented to our hospital with Guillain-BarrACopyright Syndrome with the subsequent development of refractory fungaemia
multi-organ failure and disseminated intravascular coagulopathy.
A first Portuguese epidemiological survey of fungaemia
in a university hospital.
are seborrhoeic dermatitis, pityrosporum folliculitis, dacryocystitis, confluent and reticulate papillomatosis, sebopsoriasis, onychomycosis and fungaemia
. Due to widely varying environmental factors, epidemiological and clinical profile of PV is expected to vary from one geographical location to other.
Malassezia pachydermatis fungaemia
in a neonatal intensive care unit.
HIV-1 infection has been established as a risk factor for fungaemia
in both children3 and adults.
Second, we only had a small number of patients with fungaemia
is in elderly patients and immunocompromised patients, who are at risk of developing a fungaemia
, although it is very rare.
Emergence of Candida tropicalis as the major cause of fungaemia
During 1988-90 20% of all episodes of bacteraemia and fungaemia
in our hospital occurred in patients aged 80 or older.
Nosocomial breakthrough fungaemia
during antifungal prophylaxis or empirical antifungal therapy in 41 cancer patients receiving antineoplastic chemotherapy: analysis of a etiology risk factors and outcome.