Geotrichum capitatum respiratory tract infection in a patient with polytrauma.

Geotrichum capitatum is a rare pathogen that causes opportunistic fungal infections in immunocompromised patients, particulary in patients with hematological malignancies. We report the case of a 72-year patient with polytrauma whose outcome was fatal. During his stay in the intensive care unit (ICU), he received a broad-spectrum antimicrobial therapy and… (More)