Prototheca Wickerhamii Mimicking Yeast: A Cautionary Tale

Publisher:
Amer Soc Microbiology
Publication Type:
Journal Article
Citation:
Journal Of Clinical Microbiology, 2011, 49 (8), pp. 3078 - 3081
Issue Date:
2011-01
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Prototheca spp. are environmental algae that may cause serious infection in the immunocompromised patient. Clinical manifestations may mimic other diseases. We present a case of fatal infection in a 78-year-old cardiac transplant recipient and discuss pi
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