Late Onset Candida parapsilosis Endocarditis after Surviving Nosocomial Candidemia in an Infant with Structural Heart Disease

Abhay Divekar, Ivan M. Rebekya, Reeni Soni

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Abstract

The incidence of nosocomial candidemia is increasing. Late onset endocarditis after surviving nosocomial fungemia is described in adults. We report a case of late onset Candida parapsilosis endocarditis of a structurally abnormal aortic valve in an infant surviving nosocomial candidemia.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)472-475
Number of pages4
JournalPediatric Infectious Disease Journal
Volume23
Issue number5
DOIs
StatePublished - May 2004
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Candida parapsilosis
  • Late onset endocarditis

ASJC Scopus subject areas

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

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