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Candida infection of joint replacements is a rare but increasingly reported phenomenon. A case of Candida parapsilosis prosthetic knee joint infection occurring in the UK is described. Cure followed removal of the prosthesis and treatment, first with a combination of amphotericin and 5-fluorocytosine, then ketoconazole.

Type

Journal article

Journal

Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis

Publication Date

09/1992

Volume

11

Pages

847 - 849

Keywords

Candidiasis, Humans, Joint Prosthesis, Male, Middle Aged, Prosthesis-Related Infections, United Kingdom