Case Report. Rhodotorula rubra fungaemia due to use of indwelling venous catheters

Kiraz N., Gulbas Z., Akgun Y.

MYCOSES, vol.43, no.5, pp.209-210, 2000 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 43 Issue: 5
  • Publication Date: 2000
  • Doi Number: 10.1046/j.1439-0507.2000.00562.x
  • Journal Name: MYCOSES
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.209-210
  • Eskisehir Osmangazi University Affiliated: No


Rhodotorula has been an infrequent cause of infection in humans but there have been some case reports about this systemic yeast infection. In this article, a Rhodotorula rubra fungaemia due to an indwelling catheter in a 23-year-old woman who had been diagnosed with non-Hodgkin's lymphoma grade IV B is described.