Changing pattern of Candida species in a bone marrow transplant patient

J Infect. 1996 May;32(3):243-5. doi: 10.1016/s0163-4453(96)80028-4.

Abstract

A report on a patient with multiple myeloma, undergoing bone marrow transplant, who developed systemic fungal infection due to Candida krusei after bone marrow transplantation. The subsequent appearance of Ketoconazole resistant C. krusei is probably the first report of its kind from India. The significance of the findings is discussed.

Publication types

  • Case Reports
  • Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't

MeSH terms

  • Adult
  • Antifungal Agents / therapeutic use
  • Bone Marrow Transplantation*
  • Candidiasis / drug therapy
  • Candidiasis / microbiology*
  • Drug Resistance, Microbial
  • Fungemia / drug therapy
  • Fungemia / microbiology*
  • Humans
  • India
  • Ketoconazole / therapeutic use
  • Male
  • Multiple Myeloma / complications
  • Multiple Myeloma / therapy

Substances

  • Antifungal Agents
  • Ketoconazole