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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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Fungaemia in children infected with the human immunodeficiency virus: new epidemiologic patterns, emerging pathogens, and improved outcome with antifungal therapy.
Notably, no calculus was seen and a provisional diagnosis of acute fungaemia secondary to a distal left ureteric mass was made.
Whether the ability of CRP concentrations and eosinopenia as a marker of fungaemia is different from that in bacteraemia remains uncertain, but this merits further investigation.
It is generally not necessary to repeat blood cultures after therapy has commenced, but patients with fungaemia and bacteraemia caused by Staphylococcus aureus should be subjected to repeated cultures to document clearing of the infection.
In this study the definitions of sepsis and fungaemia were very strict, and this may have masked the true influence of mild sepsis or fungaemia on ROP.
Trichosporon capitatum: thrush-like oral infection, local invasion, fungaemia and metastatic abscess formation in a leukaemic patient.
True (A) or false (B)--fill in only block A or B: It is generally not necessary to repeat blood cultures after therapy has commenced, but patients with fungaemia and bacteraemia caused by Staphylococcus aureus should be subjected to repeated cultures to document clearing of the infection.
Trends in species causing fungaemia in a tertiary care medical centre over 12 years.
Detection of bacteraemia or fungaemia by blood culture is critical in managing patients with infection, and directs the appropriate selection of antimicrobials.
Indeed, a previous meta-analysis has demonstrated that SDD significantly reduced both carriage and overall fungal infections, albeit the reduction in fungaemia rate was not significant due to the low fungaemia rate (13).
However, in one case series several cases of Saccharomyces boulardii fungaemia have been described in critically ill patients who received this agent enterally as a probiotic, possibly as a result of translocation (21).