volume 85, issue 5, P459-461 2009
DOI: 10.1590/s0021-75572009000500016
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Abstract: AbstractObjective: To report the first case of disseminated Trichosporon spp infection in a newborn infant in Brazil, discussing a few aspects concerning management and treatment. A new spectrum of pathogens associated with severe infections in neonatal ICU has arisen, afflicting mainly newborn infants weighing less than 1,000 g at birth. Infection with Trichosporon asahii is rare and often fatal in this group of patients.Description: A case of Trichosporon spp fatal infection in a newborn weighing 815 g at b…

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