Development of fluconazole resistance in Candida albicans causing disseminated infection in a patient undergoing marrow transplantation.

@article{Marr1997DevelopmentOF,
  title={Development of fluconazole resistance in Candida albicans causing disseminated infection in a patient undergoing marrow transplantation.},
  author={Kieren a. Marr and Theodore C. White and Jo-Anne van Burik and Raleigh A. Bowden},
  journal={Clinical infectious diseases : an official publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America},
  year={1997},
  volume={25 4},
  pages={908-10}
}
Oral candidiasis due to azole-resistant Candida albicans is an increasing problem in patients with AIDS who received prolonged periods of fluconazole prophylaxis. Infection with C. albicans is also frequent in patients undergoing transplantation. However, azole resistance has not been appreciated as a major problem for these patients, presumably because they receive a relatively short duration of fluconazole prophylaxis. We describe a case of disseminated candidiasis due to fluconazole… CONTINUE READING

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