STANFORD WESSLER, M.D.; HAROLD R. BROWNE, M.D.
The following case is reported because of renewed wartime interest in fungus diseases and because of the comparative rarity with which Candida has been found in the blood stream.
The ubiquity of human moniliasis is more fully appreciated today than in former years. Keiper1 concluded that 3 per cent of apparently normal individuals harbor monilia in their throats. Schnoor2 has commented on the high incidence of monilia in normal stools. Systemic infection is not rare, as evidenced by reports in the literature of involvement of the bone, lungs and parenchymatous organs with this fungus. Despite this fact, however, up to
WESSLER S, BROWNE HR. CANDIDA ALBICANS (MONILIA ALBICANS) INFECTION WITH BLOOD STREAM INVASION; REPORT OF A CASE WITH A STRAIN CLINICALLY RESISTANT TO SULFONAMIDE DRUGS AND TO PENICILLIN IN VITRO1. Ann Intern Med. ;22:886–890. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-22-6-886
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1945;22(6):886-890.
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