Candida parapsilosis meningitis associated with Gliadel (BCNU) wafer implants.
Hiang Lim, Chor
Sattar, Muhammad T
AffiliationDepartment of Clinical Microbiology, Beaumont Hospital, Dublin, Ireland.
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CitationCandida parapsilosis meningitis associated with Gliadel (BCNU) wafer implants. 2010:notBr J Neurosurg
JournalBritish journal of neurosurgery
AbstractA 58-year old male presented with meningitis associated with subgaleal and subdural collections 6 weeks following a temporal craniotomy for resection of recurrent glioblastoma multiforme and Gliadel wafer implantation. Candida parapsilosis was cultured from cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) and Gliadel wafers removed during surgical debridement. He was successfully treated with liposomal amphotericin B. To our knowledge, this is the first reported case of Candida parapsilosis meningitis secondary to Gliadel wafer placement.
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