DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.18203/2320-6012.ijrms20150276

Candida and Enterobacter co-infection in a case of periampullary carcinoma with obstructive jaundice

Sunita Toleti, Manisegaran Manivasagan, Sumana Prudhve, Tapasya Raavi, Naseema Shaik, Ramesh B Myneni

Abstract


Pancreatic infection remains a significant clinical problem, with substantial morbidity and mortality. We report a case of periampullary carcinoma and culture of the pancreatic pus and bile showed growth of Candida albicans and Enterobacter species. Amphotericin B therapy is effective in clearing Candida infection, but affected patients have a high associated mortality.


Keywords


Candida albicans, Enterobacter species, Pancreatic fungal infection

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