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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Abstract

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
Volume84
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - Mar 1 2016

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Keywords

  • Blood culture
  • Cholecystitis
  • Fungemia
  • Schwanniomyces etchellsii

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Microbiology (medical)
  • Infectious Diseases

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Schwanniomyces etchellsii : An unusual cause of fungemia in a patient with cholecystitis. / Relich, Ryan; Schmitt, Bryan; Koehlinger, Jeremy; Wiederhold, Nathan P.; May, Meghan.

In: Diagnostic Microbiology and Infectious Disease, Vol. 84, No. 3, 01.03.2016, p. 221-222.

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