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Fungemia due to Trichosporon mucoides in a diabetes mellitus patient: a rare case report

Fungemia due to Trichosporon mucoides in a diabetes mellitus patient: a rare case report

Indian Journal of Medical Microbiology 32(1): 72-74

ISSN/ISBN: 0255-0857

PMID: 24399394

DOI: 10.4103/0255-0857.124324

Trichosporon species are widely distributed in nature and can occasionally belong to the human microbiota. For many years, Trichosporon beigelii, the only species of this genus, was found as the aetiological agent of superficial skin infection called white piedra. However, many cases of invasive trichosporonosis caused by different newly delineated species of Trichosporon have been published in increasing numbers in recent past years, especially in immunocompromised persons. We report a rare case of fungemia due to Trichosporon mucoides in a diabetes mellitus patient, which will add to the emerging list of trichosporonosis infections.

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