Invasive Candida enteritis of the newborn.

  title={Invasive Candida enteritis of the newborn.},
  author={Stuart Bond and Dan L. Stewart and Robert W Bendon},
  journal={Journal of pediatric surgery},
  volume={35 10},
Three premature infants (<800 g) showed invasive Candida at the site of their intestinal perforations. This entity is distinct from Candida peritonitis complicating necrotizing enterocolitis and was uniformly fatal. Recognition and aggressive antifungal therapy may improve outcomes.