Guze and Harley found funguria in only 15 of 1500 patients; more than half of these 15 patients had diabetes mellitus and were receiving antibiotics.
14) Contamination can be differentiated from colonisation or infection by obtaining a new urine sample to verify funguria.
Prospective multicenter surveillance study of funguria in hospitalised patients.
A bladder fungus ball and fungal emphysematous cystitis should always be suspected in patients with diabetes mellitus with uncontrolled funguria
and abnormal imaging.
Oral fluconazole versus amphotericin B bladder irrigation for treatment of candidal funguria
Urine cultures from catheter systems with more than 10 (3) colony-forming U/mL are reliable indicators of bacteriuria or funguria
, but might not represent the etiology of the patient's fever.
Report of a case diagnosed by urine cytology, with diagnostic considerations in the work up of funguria
El significado de funguria es aun desconocido, no obstante, es un problema que se ha incrementado entre pacientes hospitalizados.
Es bien conocido que la presencia de la sonda vesical favorece el desarrollo de la funguria (9, 5, 16).
Patients with indwelling urethral catheters should not be screened for asymptomatic bacteriuria or funguria