Epidemiological trends in nosocomial candidemia
in intensive care.
surveillance in the five-county Denver metropolitan area began in May 2017.
is defined as the presence of the yeast in the bloodstream (2).
and candiduria in critically ill patients admitted to intensive care units in France: incidence, molecular diversity, management and outcome.
COLOMBO, A.L., NUCCI, M., PARK, B.J., NOUER, S.A., ARTHINGTON-SKAGGS, B., MATTA, D.A., WARNOCK, D., MORGAN, J., and BRAZILIAN NETWORK CANDIDEMIA
A major controversy in the analysis of CVC removal on the outcome of patients with candidemia
is the time of CVC removal.
Long-term impact of an educational antimicrobial stewardship program on hospital-acquired candidemia
and multidrug-resistant bloodstream infections: a quasi-experimental study of interrupted time-series analysis.
Bloodstream Candida infections (Candidemia
) become detrimental in immune-compromised patients and those in intensive care unit (ICU).
, Javier Peman, MD, said at the meeting.
Results: Nine (15%) patients had candidemia
. The mean serum PCT level was not significantly different between the patients with and without candidemia
at admission and 24, 48, and 72 h of the ICU stay (P > 0.05), but was significantly different on 7 and 14 days of the ICU stay (P < 0.001).
is the main cause of fungal sepsis, therefore, preferred prophylactic antifungal therapy is commonly done with first generation Azoles such as Fluconazol and Polyenes (Amphotericin B), both with adequate penetration in central nervous system (CNS) and renal parenchyma.