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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An episode of candidemia was defined as signs or symptoms of infection and [greater than or equal to] 1 blood culture that was positive for Candida spp.
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Natural history of bloodstream infections in a burn patient population: the importance of candidemia.
Approximately two-thirds of patients with mean blood glucose levels [greater than or equal to]250 mg/dL died, whereas one-third of patients with mean blood glucose levels <250 mg/dL died during the same hospitalization for the onset of candidemia.
Eraxis, an antifungal agent for candidemia and other forms of Candida
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