Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus and Candida albicans Secondary Bloodstream Co-Infection in a Patient with Tubular Oesophageal Duplication

  • Marta Carreira Internal Medicine Department, Centro Hospitalar Universitário de São João, Porto, Portugal
  • Joana Pimenta Internal Medicine Department, Centro Hospitalar Universitário de São João, Porto, Portugal

Keywords

Oesophageal duplication, Staphylococcus aureus, Candida albicans

Abstract

Gastrointestinal duplications are rare congenital anomalies usually found incidentally in asymptomatic adult patients. We report a case of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus and Candida albicans secondary bloodstream co-infection in a 57-year-old male patient with a communicating tubular oesophageal duplication. The patient completed 21 days of medical treatment with vancomycin and anidulafungin and remained well without any complications, over 2 years of follow-up.

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Published: 2020-10-30

Issue: Vol 8 No 1 (view)

Section: Articles

How to cite:
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Carreira M, Joana Pimenta. Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus and Candida albicans Secondary Bloodstream Co-Infection in a Patient with Tubular Oesophageal Duplication. EJCRIM 2020;8 doi:10.12890/2020_001991.