2011
DOI: 10.1590/s0037-86822011000500028
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Dipodascus capitatus (Geotrichum capitatum): infecção sistêmica fatal em paciente com leucemia mielocítica aguda

Abstract: RESUMOAs infecções causadas por Dipodascus capitatus são raras e de difícil tratamento. Aqui se relata um caso em paciente com leucemia mielocítica aguda. O isolamento fúngico ocorreu a partir de hemocultura e a identificação fenotípica baseou-se em métodos micológicos clássicos; a identificação genotípica foi realizada através do sequenciamento da região D1/D2 do 26 rDNA. Os testes de suscetibilidade foram realizados através do Etest ® e microdiluição em caldo. A antifungicoterapia foi ineficaz, registrando-s… Show more

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“…In Brazilian patient with leukemia a fatal case of disseminated infection due this yeast was described. The patient was treated with conventional AMB (1 mg/kg/day) associated with itraconazole and after substituted for VRZ ( Lafayette et al , 2011 ). However, in our case the patient was cured using AMB lipid complex and after VRZ.…”
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“…In Brazilian patient with leukemia a fatal case of disseminated infection due this yeast was described. The patient was treated with conventional AMB (1 mg/kg/day) associated with itraconazole and after substituted for VRZ ( Lafayette et al , 2011 ). However, in our case the patient was cured using AMB lipid complex and after VRZ.…”
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confidence: 99%