Echinocandin resistance in two Candida haemulonii isolates from pediatric patients.
J Clin Microbiol. 2012 Nov;50(11):3783-5
Authors: Muro MD, Motta Fde A, Burger M, Melo AS, Dalla-Costa LM
We report 3 cases of patients with Candida haemulonii isolates that were obtained from hemocultures. In 2 of the 3 cases, isolates exhibited resistance to echinocandins and fluconazole. This is the first report of an echinocandin-resistant species of this fungus in pediatric patients.
PMID: 22895037 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]