Congenital candida clabrata infection without specific nodules on the placenta and umbilical cord

Sachie Matsuzawa, Makiko Ohyama, Motoyoshi Kawataki, Yasufumi Itani, Sakae Hashimoto, Michiko Yamanaka, Rieko Ijiri, Yukichi Tanaka

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Abstract

Two extremely premature infants died as a result of congenital Candida glabrata infection, and their placentas and umbilical cords were free of macroscopic Candida nodules. Because non-Candida albicans Candida infections are less likely to produce necrotic foci, we should not exclude Candida infections in the absence of macroscopic nodules on the placenta and umbilical cord.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)744-745
Number of pages2
JournalPediatric Infectious Disease Journal
Volume24
Issue number8
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2005 Jan 1

Keywords

  • Candida glabrata
  • Candida nodules
  • Placenta
  • Pneumonia

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health
  • Microbiology (medical)
  • Infectious Diseases

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