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A case of disseminated Candida dubliniensis in a preterm infant: The importance of early detection and management of invasive fungal infections in neonates

Christine Crause

Abstract


This case report highlights the importance of timely diagnosis of disseminated fungal infections in neonates, as well as the increased incidence of infection with non-albicans Candida, and the association with surgical conditions such as necrotising enterocolitis. 


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Christine Crause, Department of Anatomical Pathology, University of Pretoria; and Tshwane Academic Division, National Health Laboratory Service, Pretoria, South Africa

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Keywords

Candida dubliniensis; invasive fungal infections

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South African Journal of Child Health 2015;9(1):27-29. DOI:10.7196/SAJCH.722

Article History

Date submitted: 2014-01-08
Date published: 2015-01-22

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