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]
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Candidemia surveillance in the five-county Denver metropolitan area began in May 2017.
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Candidemia 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 STUDY, 2006.
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).
auris candidemia, Javier Peman, MD, said at the meeting.
Expressions of interest for Development and pilot testing of a framework for AMR surveillance in candidemia and assist with further development of WHO Global antimicrobial resistance (AMR) Surveillance System.
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).
Candidemia 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.