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.
and cancer: patients are not all the same.
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.
in children: results of a 9-year study.
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.
Anidulafungin indications: Candidiasis; Candidaemia
A high index of suspicion as well as aggressive diagnostic modalities and therapy are essential in patients with candidaemia
to decrease mortality.