Necrotizing cellulitis caused by Kodamaea ohmeri fungemia in a HIV- infected patient

  • Cheng-Hui Wang
    Affiliations
    School of Medical Laboratory Science and Biotechnology, College of Medical Science and Technology, Taipei Medical University, Taipei, Taiwan

    Department of Laboratory Medicine, Wan Fang Hospital, Taipei Medical University, Taipei, Taiwan

    Pulmonary Research Center, Wan Fang Hospital, Taipei Medical University, Taipei, Taiwan
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  • Ying-Shih Su
    Affiliations
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Internal Medicine, Wan Fang Medical Center, Number 111, Section 3, Hsing Long Road, Taipei Medical University, Taipei 116, Taiwan

    Department of Internal Medicine, School of Medicine, College of Medicine, Taipei Medical University, Taipei, Taiwan
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  • Wen-Sen Lee
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    Corresponding author at: Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Internal Medicine, Wan Fang Medical Center, Number 111, Section 3, Hsing Long Road, Taipei Medical University, Taipei 116, Taiwan
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    Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Internal Medicine, Wan Fang Medical Center, Number 111, Section 3, Hsing Long Road, Taipei Medical University, Taipei 116, Taiwan

    Department of Internal Medicine, School of Medicine, College of Medicine, Taipei Medical University, Taipei, Taiwan
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Published:January 08, 2022DOI:https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jinf.2022.01.008
      Kodamaea (Pichia) ohmeri was formerly considered a contaminant, but is now known to be a significant human pathogen that has been shown to cause fungemia, endocarditis, cellulitis, and peritonitis in immunocompromised patients.
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