Mycopathologia 2022 Jun 4. Epub 2022 Jun 4.
Laboratory of Mycology, Faculty of Medicine, Federal University of Rio Grande, Rio Grande, Rio Grande Do Sul, 96200-400, Brazil.
Opportunistic infections are serious complications in critically ill COVID-19 patients, especially co-infections with bacterial and fungal agents. Here we report a rare case of bloodstream co-infection by Trichosporon asahii, an emerging yeast, and Acinetobacterbaumannii, an opportunistic nosocomial pathogen, both multidrug resistant, in a tertiary hospital from southern Brazil. A review of the literature regarding similar cases is also included. Read More