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Candida parapsilosis septicaemia as a complication of long term parenteral nutrition

, : Candida parapsilosis septicaemia as a complication of long term parenteral nutrition. Kinderarztliche Praxis 59(1-2): 35-37

A case is reported in a male neonate with short bowel syndrome in whom total parenteral nutrition was complicated by catheter-associated C. parapsilosis septicaemia based on generalized enterococci infection.

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