Number of sites of perinatal Candida colonization and neutropenia are associated with nosocomial candidemia
in the neonatal intensive care unit patient.
To determine the sensitivity of smear review for detecting candidemia
The authors concluded that voriconazole, which can be given as an initial intravenous treatment or as an oral step-down agent, is an important treatment option for candidemia
as it has a broader spectrum and better safety than amphotericin B.
The 30-day all-cause mortality rate among patients with candidemia
was 50%, lower than previously reported in our institution (9) and other centers in Brazil (10).
Relative frequency of albicans and the various non-albicans Candida spp among candidemia
isolates from inpatients in various parts of the world: a systematic review.
Drug company SCYNEXIS (NasdaqGM:SCYX) disclosed on Friday the receipt of US Food & Drug Administration's (FDA) Fast Track designation for the oral formulation of SCY-078 for the treatment of invasive Candidiasis, including Candidemia
and invasive Aspergillosis.
Epidemiologic trends in nosocomial candidemia
in intensive care.
All patients Greater than 15 years of age from nephrology, urology, gastroenterology, oncology or intensive care units with candidemia
Some hospitals reported that up to 40% of candidemia
cases were from C.
has been associated with many risk factors such as long-term hospitalization, antibiotic therapy, use of intravascular catheters, and underlying diseases such as diabetes and malignancy.
The authors say, "Concurrent use of probiotics with antibiotics should be evaluated as a strategy to reduce the Candida colonization and prevalence of candidemia
in critically ill children, in a multicentric study.