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Case report (case report): feedback on an observation with a short commentary.
Candida krusei--a serious complication in patients with hematological malignancies: successful treatment with caspofungin.
Transplant Infectious Disease
Publication types: Case Reports ; Journal Article ; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov'tPublication Status: ppublish
Candida krusei infections are serious complications in neutropenic patients with hematological malignancies. We report the successful treatment of C. krusei infection with caspofungin in 3 allogeneic hematopoietic stem cell transplant recipients and 1 patient with induction chemotherapy for acute myeloid leukemia.
Adult, Antifungal Agents/therapeutic use, Candida/classification, Candida/drug effects, Candidiasis/drug therapy, Candidiasis/microbiology, Echinocandins/therapeutic use, Female, Hematologic Neoplasms/complications, Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation/adverse effects, Humans, Middle Aged, Neutropenia/complications, Transplantation, Homologous/adverse effects, Treatment Outcome
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