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Candida lusitaniae causing fatal meningitis.
  1. P. S. Sarma,
  2. P. Durairaj,
  3. A. A. Padhye
  1. Department of Medicine, Jawaharlal Nehru Hospital & Research Centre, Bhilainagar, Madhya Pradesh, India.


    Fatal meningitis due to Candida lusitaniae in a 35 year old previously healthy man is described. C. lusitaniae is an opportunistic fungal pathogen reported infrequently in the English literature. This is the third case report of meningitis and the first fatal infection in an adult from Central India due to C. lusitaniae known to the authors.

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