Sample C: Blood culture, grown on YEPD agar: candida albicans
A 35 year old male was admitted to hospital with severe fever and chills. The patient has a low CD4+ T-cell count and has been receiving intravenous broad-spectrum antibiotics for several days. Antibiotic therapy has been ineffective and the patient’s condition has deteriorated, resulting in him being transferred to the ITU.
Present the sample information , including the sample type, patient details and symptoms
Highlight a key detail for the sample that you think is likely to be an important factor in the case. If you have a suspected identity in mind, state it here