candidemia

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candidemia

 [kan″dĭ-de´me-ah]
the presence in the blood of fungi of the genus Candida.

can·di·de·mi·a

(kan'di-dē'mē-ă),
Presence of cells of Candida species in the peripheral blood.
[Candida + G. haima, blood]

can·di·de·mi·a

(kan-di-dē'mē-ă)
Presence of cells of Candida species in the peripheral blood.
Synonym(s): candidaemia.
[Candida + G. haima, blood]

candidemia

the presence in the blood of fungi of the genus Candida.
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Association between incidence of candidaemia and consumption of antifungal agents at a medical centre in Taiwan.
The incidence of non-albicans candidaemia has also increased, in some situations accounting for a higher percentage of isolates compared with C.
Risk factors for candidaemia in patients with acute lymphocytic leukaemia.
Epidemiology of candidaemia in Europe: results of 28-month European Confederation of Medical Mycology (ECMM) hospital-based surveillance study.
Increase in prevalence of nosocomial non-Candida albicans candidaemia and the association of Candida krusei with fluconazole use.
69,70) Given the additional expense, routine blood culture bottles should be used for detection of candidaemia, and mycobacterial blood cultures should be reserved for suspected mycobacterial infections.
Systemic antifungal therapy, together with removal of the catheter, should be given in all cases of catheter-related candidaemia in view of the potentially significant sequelae.
10) Data presented also showed that in paediatric patients with invasive candidiasis or candidaemia, micafungin was as effective as standard therapy with AmBisome(R) (L-AmB), with fewer patients experiencing treatment-related adverse events and fewer discontinuations.
A high index of suspicion as well as aggressive diagnostic modalities and therapy are essential in patients with candidaemia to decrease mortality.