Candida glabrata and pre-term premature rupture of membrane complicating in vitro pregnancy: case report and confirmation of mother to neonate transmission

@article{Alfei2014CandidaGA,
  title={Candida glabrata and pre-term premature rupture of membrane complicating in vitro pregnancy: case report and confirmation of mother to neonate transmission},
  author={Alessandro Alfei and Annalisa Rizzo and Caterina Cavanna and Fabiola Lallitto and Arsenio Spinillo},
  journal={Archives of Gynecology and Obstetrics},
  year={2014},
  volume={290},
  pages={211-214}
}
We report a case of Candida glabrata infection in an in vitro fertilization-assisted pregnancy complicated by pre-term pre-labor rupture of the membranes. We found C. glabrata in gastric fluid, amniotic fluid and maternal vaginal swab. Neonatal and maternal isolates showed indistinguishable molecular patterns analyzed by fingerprint DNA multilocus. Strong consideration should be given to perform a screening test C. glabrata. Multiple treatments, even in pregnancy, should be considered in women… CONTINUE READING
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