Schwanniomyces etchellsii: An unusual cause of fungemia in a patient with cholecystitis

Ryan Relich, Bryan Schmitt, Jeremy Koehlinger, Nathan P. Wiederhold, Meghan May

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Schwanniomyces species are largely unrecognized as being pathogenic, and a paucity of published reports exist regarding their role as infectious agents. Here, for the first time, we describe a case of human infection caused by Schwanniomyces etchellsii in a patient with cholecystitis.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)221-222
Number of pages2
JournalDiagnostic Microbiology and Infectious Disease
Issue number3
StatePublished - Mar 1 2016



  • Blood culture
  • Cholecystitis
  • Fungemia
  • Schwanniomyces etchellsii

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Microbiology (medical)
  • Infectious Diseases

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