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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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.
All patients Greater than 15 years of age from nephrology, urology, gastroenterology, oncology or intensive care units with candidemia were included.
Some hospitals reported that up to 40% of candidemia cases were from C.
Candidemia 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.