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Prosthetic joint infection due to Candida parapsilosis in the UK: case report and literature review.

Abstract:
Candida infection of joint replacements is a rare but increasingly reported phenomenon. A case of Candida parapsilosis prosthetic knee joint infection occurring in the UK is described. Cure followed removal of the prosthesis and treatment, first with a combination of amphotericin and 5-fluorocytosine, then ketoconazole.
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10.1007/bf01960889

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Nicholls, KM More by this author
Journal:
European journal of clinical microbiology and infectious diseases : official publication of the European Society of Clinical Microbiology
Volume:
11
Issue:
9
Pages:
847-849
Publication date:
1992-09-05
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EISSN:
1435-4373
ISSN:
0934-9723
URN:
uuid:fa1e35fa-031f-4274-8afc-f0080003a1b0
Source identifiers:
92727
Local pid:
pubs:92727

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