Candidemia in COVID-19 treated with corticosteroids and tocilizumab

Koichiro Yamamoto, Kaoru Nakamura, Hideharu Hagiya, Fumio Otsuka

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Abstract

COVID-19 patients treated with anti-inflammatory drugs are rarely complicated by candidemia. Since immunosuppressive therapy can blunt inflammatory reactions, clinicians should actively survey latent candidemia during severe COVID-19 treatment.

Original languageEnglish
Article numbere04858
JournalClinical Case Reports
Volume9
Issue number9
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Sep 2021

Keywords

  • candidemia
  • coronavirus disease 2019
  • corticosteroid
  • SARS-CoV-2
  • tocilizumab

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)

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