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Candida endocarditis: successful medical management in three preterm infants and review of the literature


, : Candida endocarditis: successful medical management in three preterm infants and review of the literature. Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal 10(3): 239-243

Three cases of sepsis and endocarditis caused by C. albicans are reported in premature infants who were successfully treated with antifungal therapy alone with complete dissolution of the cardiac vegetation. Amphotericin B was administered in all 3 cases and flucytosine in 2.

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