Kodamaea (Pichia) ohmeri fungemia in a pediatric patient admitted in a public hospital.

@article{Barros2009KodamaeaO,
  title={Kodamaea (Pichia) ohmeri fungemia in a pediatric patient admitted in a public hospital.},
  author={Jadson Duque De Barros and Suerda Maria Nogueira Do Nascimento and Fernanda Jana{\'i}na Silva De Ara{\'u}jo and Regina De F{\'a}tima Dos Santos Braz and Vania Sousa Andrade and Bart Theelen and Teun Boekhout and Mar{\'i}a Teresa Illnait-Zaragoz{\'i} and Maria Narriman Guimar{\~a}es Gouveia and Maria Isabel da Conceiç{\~a}o Dias Fernandes and Maria Goretti Lins Monteiro and Maria Tereza Barreto De Oliveira},
  journal={Medical mycology},
  year={2009},
  volume={47 7},
  pages={775-9}
}
Kodamaea (Pichia) ohmeri is a yeast species that has not been reported to be a frequent cause of human infections. The current report describes a case of fungemia caused by K. ohmeri in a 3-year-old female patient hospitalized in the public hospital Maria Alice Fernandes, Natal, RN, Brazil. The patient had previously received antimicrobial therapy due to a peritoneal infection and nosocomial pneumonia, and had a central venous catheter implanted. Kodamaea ohmeri was isolated from blood and the… CONTINUE READING