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noviembre 1, 2020

Vancomycin-resistant enterococci infection and predisposing factors for infection and mortality in patients with acute leukaemia and febrile neutropenia

CONCLUSION: Vancomycin-resistant enterococcus infections are associated with high morbidity and mortality in haematology patients with neutropenia. Clinicians should be aware of predisposing risk factors for VRE infection to avoid unfavourable outcomes. We believe that larger studies are necessary regarding the influence of treatment with daptomycin and linezolid.

Molecular identification, biofilm formation and antifungal susceptibility of Rhodotorula spp

Luliconazole is an imidazole antifungal agent used in topical form for the treatment of onychomycosis and dermatophytosis. In vitro activity of luliconazole against dermatophytes, Candida, black fungi, Fusarium and Aspergillus species have been investigated. Rhodotorula spp. are environmental yeasts and emerged as opportunistic pathogens among immunocompromised patients. Rhodotorula’s human infections are usually resistant to treatment with antifungal drugs especially triazoles and…