Candida infected ascites caused by perforated ulcer

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A case is presented of ascites infected with Candida in a cirrhotic patient. Candida infection of the ascitic fluid and candidemia were found 24 hours after perforation of a gastric ulcer. Combined intravenous therapy with Amphotericin B and 5-Fluorocytosine eradicated the infection within two weeks. The need for comprehensive therapeutic approach in the… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/BF00683971

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