fungemia


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fungemia

 [fun-je´me-ah]
the presence of fungi in the blood stream.

fun·ge·mi·a

(fŭn-jē'mē-ă),
Fungal infection disseminated by way of the bloodstream.

fungemia

[funjē′mē·ə]
Etymology: L, fungus + Gk, haima, blood
the presence of fungi in the blood, mostly seen in immunocompromised patients. Diagnosis is difficult because routine blood cultures have poor sensitivity. Compare bacteremia, parasitemia, viremia.

fun·ge·mi·a

(fŭn-jē'mē-ă)
Fungal infection disseminated by way of the bloodstream.
Synonym(s): fungaemia.

fungemia

the presence of fungi in the bloodstream.
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This document provides recommendations for the collection, transport, and processing of blood cultures, as well as guidance for the recovery of pathogens from blood specimens taken from patients who are suspected of having bacteremia or fungemia.
glabrata fungemia, the rates of in vitro caspofungin resistance and multidrug resistance are among the highest reported to date.
Lack of utility of the lysis-centrifugation blood culture method for detection of fungemia in immunocompromised cancer patients.
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Weinstein MP, Towns ML, Quartey SM, et al The clinical significance of positive blood cultures in the 1990s: a prospective comprehensive evaluation of microbiology, epidemiology, and outcome of bacteremia and fungemia in adults.
We administered systemic fluconazole perioperatively and found no dissemination of a fungemia.
The clinical significance of positive blood cultures in the 1990's: a prospective comprehensive evaluation of the microbiology, epidemiology, and outcome of bacteremia and fungemia in adults.
Bacteremia and fungemia in patients with advanced human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection in Taiwan.