invasive fungal infection in neonatal intensive care units: a multicenter survey.this study assesses the epidemiology of invasive fungal infection (ifi) in portuguese neonatal intensive care units (nicus) and compares the effectiveness and safety of antifungal therapies. a survey concerning the period 2005-2010 was carried out in nicus of greater lisbon. among 10 473 admitted neonates, 44 cases were identified, 29 among extreme low birth weight neonates (65.9%). cumulative incidence rate was 0.42% (95%ci 0.309-0.559). a central vascular catheter was present before ifi in all ...201625365503
atypical presentation of entomophthoromycosis caused by conidiobolus coronatus.a male patient from guinea-bissau was admitted to egas moniz hospital, lisbon, complaining of fever and exhibiting a productive cough with mucopurulent discharge and weight loss. he had been using empirical medication with dexamethasone to treat his generalized facial swelling. at admission, he was cachectic and presented with soft facial edema, oropharyngeal thrush, and two fistulas of the palate. acid-fast bacilli were detected in the sputum and were later identified as mycobacterium tuberculo ...201020608778
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