Candida glabrata pneumonia in a patient with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
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CitationYazıcı, O., Çörtük, M., Casim, H., Çetinkaya, E., Mert, A. ve Benli, A. R. (2016). Candida glabrata pneumonia in a patient with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Case Reports in Infectious Diseases. https://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2016/4737321
Pneumonia remains an important cause of morbidity and mortality among infectious diseases. Streptococcus pneumoniae and viruses are the most common cause of pneumonia. Candidiasis in such patients has been associated with haemodialysis, fungal colonization, exposure to broad-spectrum antibiotics, intensive care unit (ICU) hospitalization, and immunocompromised patients. The most common cause of infection is C. albicans. The case presented here is of a 66-year-old male patient diagnosed with C. glabrata. The patient suffered from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.