First case report of bloodstream infection due to a Candida species closely related to the novel species Candida pseudorugosa.


Candida pseudorugosa is a novel species closely related to Candida rugosa for which only one case has been reported. We report the first case of a bloodstream infection in humans caused by a Candida sp. closely related to C. pseudorugosa. We contribute evidence to show this organism as a potential human pathogen that may be misidentified by conventional… (More)
DOI: 10.1128/JCM.00167-12