fungemia


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fungemia

 [fun-je´me-ah]
the presence of fungi in the blood stream.

fun·ge·mi·a

(fŭn-jē'mē-ă),
Fungal infection disseminated by way of the bloodstream.

fungemia

[funjē′mē·ə]
Etymology: L, fungus + Gk, haima, blood
the presence of fungi in the blood, mostly seen in immunocompromised patients. Diagnosis is difficult because routine blood cultures have poor sensitivity. Compare bacteremia, parasitemia, viremia.

fun·ge·mi·a

(fŭn-jē'mē-ă)
Fungal infection disseminated by way of the bloodstream.
Synonym(s): fungaemia.

fungemia

the presence of fungi in the bloodstream.
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A 56-year-old man with a history of intravenous drug use and multiple infectious complications developed candida fungemia, which was initially treated with fluconazole and then liposomal amphotericin.
se ha visto implicada, ademas de la pitiriasis versicolor, como agente causal de otros cuadros clinicos, como la dermatitis seborreica, dermatitis atopica, foliculitis y fungemia en pacientes con cateteres intravasculares (9,10).