Peritoneal fluid: Candida parapsilosis – Shipped November 01, 2021
A simulated peritoneal fluid sample collected from 55 year old patient with central line catheter was sent to category A laboratories.
Participants were expected to isolate and report Candida parapsilosis.
MAIN EDUCATIONAL POINTS from M213-5
- Candida parapsilosis is an important nosocomial pathogen associated with a variety of infections in immunocompromised patients and in patients with intravascular devices.