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Candida infection of joint replacements is a rare but increasingly reported phenomenon. A case of Candida parapsilosis prosthetic knee joint infection occurring in the UK is described. Cure followed removal of the prosthesis and treatment, first with a combination of amphotericin and 5-fluorocytosine, then ketoconazole.


Journal article


Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis

Publication Date





847 - 849


Candidiasis, Humans, Joint Prosthesis, Male, Middle Aged, Prosthesis-Related Infections, United Kingdom