Fungal endophthalmitis in intravenous drug users injecting buprenorphine contaminated with oral Candida species

Craig A Aboltins, John R Daffy and Penny Allen
Med J Aust 2005; 182 (8): . || doi: 10.5694/j.1326-5377.2005.tb06764.x
Published online: 18 April 2005

Craig A Aboltins,* John R Daffy, Penny Allen

  • Craig A Aboltins1
  • John R Daffy2
  • Penny Allen2

  • 1 St Vincent’s Hospital, Victoria Parade, Fitzroy, VIC 3065
  • 2 Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital, East Melbourne, VIC.


We thank Dr Adam Jenney for his very helpful editing, Miss Rowena Fary for advice about buprenorphine dispensing and Dr C H Khong for assisting with clinical information about the patients.


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