Candida albicans tricuspid valve endocarditis in an intravenous drug addict: successful treatment with fluconazole.

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Source
Scand J Infect Dis. 2005;37(4):310-1
Publication Type
Article
Date
2005
Author
Katarina Westling
Anders Thalme
Inger Julander
Author Affiliation
Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, Karolinska Institute, Karolinska University Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden. Katarina.Westling@medhs.ki.se
Source
Scand J Infect Dis. 2005;37(4):310-1
Date
2005
Language
English
Publication Type
Article
Keywords
Antifungal Agents - therapeutic use
Candidiasis - diagnosis - epidemiology
Endocarditis - microbiology
Female
Fluconazole - therapeutic use
Heart Valve Diseases - microbiology
Humans
Middle Aged
Substance Abuse, Intravenous - complications
Sweden
Tricuspid Valve - microbiology
Abstract
An addicted, intravenous drug user was treated for Candida albicans tricuspid valve endocarditis with high dose fluconazole for 8 months, without relapse after 30 months.
PubMed ID
15804670 View in PubMed
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