Carmen Castro

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OBJECTIVE To assess the usefulness of the "Candida score" (CS) for discriminating between Candida species colonization and invasive candidiasis (IC) in non-neutropenic critically ill patients. A rate(More)
Invasive candidiasis (IC) outcomes in intensive care units (ICUs) could be improved by the early administration of antifungals. The Candida Score (CS) prediction rule has been proposed for the(More)
To assess the value of (1→3)-β-d-glucan (BDG), Candida albicans germ tube antibody (CAGTA), C-reactive protein (CRP), and procalcitonin (PCT) levels for the diagnosis of invasive candidiasis (IC) and(More)
INTRODUCTION Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) has become the most important problem related to multiresistant microorganisms in the health care system. Long-term-care facilities(More)
INTRODUCTION The aim of this study is to analyze the clinical and epidemiological characteristics of Chlamydia trachomatis infection in patients attended in a clinic for sexually transmitted disease(More)