R Pinto-Powell

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BACKGROUND Malassezia species are lipophilic yeasts that are emerging as nosocomial pathogens, particularly in low-birth-weight neonates who receive lipid emulsions. When a cluster of patients with Malassezia pachydermatis infection was identified in an intensive care nursery, we initiated an investigation. METHODS A case patient was defined as any infant(More)
We sought to determine if patients with cystic fibrosis and sputum cultures positive for Mycobacterium avium complex (MAC) have delayed-type hypersensitivity to an M. avium sensitin. Seventeen (33%) of 51 selected patients had MAC isolated from at least one sputum culture. Skin tests with purified protein derivative and M. avium sensitin demonstrated that(More)
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