Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Infectious Diseases / 2012 / Article / Tab 2

Review Article

Epidemiology of Rhodotorula: An Emerging Pathogen

Table 2

Summary of reports of Rhodotorula infections other than fungemia from 2000 to 2011.

ReferenceSpeciesUnderlying diseaseInfection siteOutcome

[7073]R. rubra; R. minuta HIV; HCV; NU Endophthalmitis; keratitisAlive
[7478]R. rubra; R. glutinis; R. mucilaginosa HIV; NUMeningitisAlive/Death
[7981]R. mucilaginosa; R. minuta HIV; NUProsthetic joint Alive
[8286]R. mucilaginosa HIV, SOT; chronic renal failurePeritonitisAlive/Death
[87]R. mucilaginosa NUOnychomycosisAlive
[88, 89]R. mucilaginosa HIV, Oral ulcers, dermatitisAlive
[90]R. mucilaginosa NUArotic homograft endocarditisAlive
[91]R. mucilaginosa HIVLymphadenitisAlive

HCV: chronic hepatitis C; NU: no underlying disease described; SOT: solid organ transplant.