Candid sepsis as a complication in a polytrauma patient

Authors: Sas Igor;  Straževská Eva;  Hrdý Ondřej;  Gál Roman
Authors‘ workplace: Klinika anesteziologie, resuscitace a intenzivní medicíny, Fakultní nemocnice Brnoa Lékařská fakulta Masarykovy univerzity, Brno
Published in: Anest. intenziv. Med., 25, 2014, č. 3, s. 212-215
Category: Intesive Care Medicine - Case Report


We describe a case of a patient with traumatic rupture of the spleen and liver, which was complicated by candid sepsis. The infection was endogenous, originating from the bowel. Empirical therapy with echinocandin was started. The diagnosis was confirmed by finding Candida krusei and Candida glabrata in abdominal tube secretion culture and also in blood culture. The sepsis was successfully treated. The patient died because of complications not related to the candid sepsis.

traumatic rupture of spleen and liver – endogenous infection – candid sepsis – candidaemia – echinocandin


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