Chronic Candida albicans meningitis following critical COVID-19 and serial measurements of (1,3)-β-D-glucan in cerebrospinal fluid

Infect Dis (Lond). 2023 Nov;55(11):794-797. doi: 10.1080/23744235.2023.2232448. Epub 2023 Jul 10.

Abstract

Co-infections with invasive candidiasis have been reported to be overrepresented in severe COVID-19. This report presents an unusual case of chronic Candida meningitis following intensive care for COVID-19.

Keywords: (1,3)-β-D-glucan; COVID-19; Candida; Candida meningitis; SARS-CoV-2.

Publication types

  • Case Reports

MeSH terms

  • COVID-19*
  • Candida albicans
  • Glucans
  • Humans
  • Meningitis*

Substances

  • polysaccharide-K
  • Glucans