Malassezia fungemia in neonates and adults: complication of hyperalimentation.

@article{Dankner1987MalasseziaFI,
  title={Malassezia fungemia in neonates and adults: complication of hyperalimentation.},
  author={Wayne M. Dankner and Stephen A Spector and Joshua A. Fierer and Charles Ernest Davis},
  journal={Reviews of infectious diseases},
  year={1987},
  volume={9 4},
  pages={
          743-53
        }
}
Until recently, Malassezia furfur was thought to be a pathogen only in tinea versicolor. More recently, this lipophilic yeast has been recovered from sick neonates with catheter-related infections. Malassezia fungemia was studied in seven patients, and the salient features of this infection in patients described in the literature were reviewed. Major risk factors include prolonged hospitalization, the presence of central venous catheters, and the use of intravenous fat emulsions. It is… CONTINUE READING
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