Pan-azole-Resistant Candida guilliermondii from a Leukemia Patient’s Silent Funguria

@article{Savini2010PanazoleResistantCG,
  title={Pan-azole-Resistant Candida guilliermondii from a Leukemia Patient’s Silent Funguria},
  author={Vincenzo Savini and Chiara Catavitello and Ilaria Di Marzio and Gioviana Masciarelli and Daniela Astolfi and Andrea Balbinot and Azaira Bianco and Arianna Pompilio and Giovanni Di Bonaventura and Claudio D’Amario and Domenico D’Antonio},
  journal={Mycopathologia},
  year={2010},
  volume={169},
  pages={457-459}
}
Isolation of Candida non-albicans yeasts as commensals or pathogens from hospitalised hosts is acquiring increasing importance, due to the frequent drug resistance expressed by such organisms.Particularly, the recover of antifungal resistant C. guilliermondii is of worrisome concern, even if recovered as a saprophyte, since commensal yeasts may behave as reservoirs for resistance elements;furthermore, they may enter the bloodstream after chemotherapy-related mucosal damage has developed,thus… CONTINUE READING
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