Pulmonary infection due to Torulopsis glabrata; report of a case treated with flucytosine.


A case of pulmonary infection due to Torulopsis glabrata in a 43-year-old man without other known pulmonary or systemic disease is described. The diagnosis was made from multiple positive sputum cultures. After treatment with flucytosine for 21 months, there was marked symptomatic improvement and radiographic clearing, but sputum cultures continued to yield… (More)