Biomedical Research

- Biomedical Research (2012) Volume 23, Issue 4

Foot bleb infection due to Rhodotorula mucilaginosa in a diabetic patient:Case report and review of the literature

Rhodotorula spp. are capsulated, pigmented, ubiquitous basidiomycetous yeasts causing different superficial and deep-seated opportunistic infections in the debilitated and immunocompromised patient. Earlier considered as saprophytes, fungi belonging to this genus are now considered as emerging pathogens. This is a report of foot bleb infection due to Rhodotorula mucilaginosa in a diabetic patient.

Author(s): Bhattacharyya S., Shivaprakash M.R., Chakrabarti A., Sharma N

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