Epidemiology of Rhodotorula: An Emerging Pathogen

  title={Epidemiology of Rhodotorula: An Emerging Pathogen},
  author={Fernanda Wirth and Luciano Z Goldani},
  booktitle={Interdisciplinary perspectives on infectious diseases},
This is an updated paper focusing on the general epidemiological aspects of Rhodotorula in humans, animals, and the environment. Previously considered nonpathogenic, Rhodotorula species have emerged as opportunistic pathogens that have the ability to colonise and infect susceptible patients. Rhodotorula species are ubiquitous saprophytic yeasts that can be recovered from many environmental sources. Several authors describe the isolation of this fungus from different ecosystems, including sites… CONTINUE READING
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