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Torulopsis glabrata Sepsis Appearing as Necrotizing Enterocolitis and Endophthalmitis

Jill E. Baley, MD; Robert M. Kliegman, MD; William L. Annable, MD; Beverly B. Dahms, MD; Avroy A. Fanaroff, MB, FRCP
Am J Dis Child. 1984;138(10):965-966. doi:10.1001/archpedi.1984.02140480067020.
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Torulopsis glabrata causes an increasingly frequent infection in immunocompromised adults. In a 1,910-g, 36-week, small-for-gestational-age neonate, T glabrata caused necrotizing enterocolitis and endophthalmitis. The fungus was not grown from cultures obtained from four blood specimens but was seen microscopically in methenamine silver-stained sections of resected bowel.

(AJDC 1984;138:965-966)


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