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A Fatal Case Of Trichosporon Asahii Fungemia And Pneumonia In A Kidney Transplant Recipient During Caspofungin Treatment
Author: Mei-fang Yang, Hai-nv Gao, Lan-juan Li
Publisher: Derivative Works
4 pages
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Type of publication: Dissertation
ISBN/ISSN: 1176-6336
DOI: 10.2147/67299
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Trichosporon asahii is an emerging opportunistic pathogen that is life-threatening particularly for immunosuppressed patients. Only a few studies have described Trichosporon infection in kidney transplant recipients. This study reports a 67-year-old male kidney transplant recipient who developed fatal fungemia and pneumonia caused by T. asahii during caspofungin treatment. Although funguria is benign, kidney transplant recipients are still at risk of T. asahii fungemia and invasive T. asahii infection even if they are under antifungal therapy, particularly echinocandins.

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