Candida krusei arthritis in an adolescent with acute myelogenous leukemia.

TitleCandida krusei arthritis in an adolescent with acute myelogenous leukemia.
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2013
AuthorsLarru B, Barrett DM, Gerber JS
JournalPediatr Infect Dis J
Volume32
Issue10
Pagination1142-4
Date Published2013 Oct
ISSN1532-0987
KeywordsAdolescent, Antifungal Agents, Arthritis, Infectious, Candida, Candidiasis, Female, Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation, Humans, Leukemia, Myeloid, Acute, Pyrimidines, Triazoles, Voriconazole
Abstract

We report a case of Candida krusei arthritis in an adolescent with secondary acute myelogenous leukemia, who underwent an allogeneic bone marrow transplant complicated by C. krusei fungemia 4 months before her presentation. The infection was successfully treated with voriconazole.

DOI10.1097/INF.0b013e318294b012
Alternate JournalPediatr. Infect. Dis. J.
PubMed ID23563520