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Sir: We read with great interest the recent article by Normand et al. [1] in which the authors conclude that oral nystatin prophylaxis efficiently prevents Candida spp. colonization in ICU patients at low risk of developing invasive candidiasis. The authors also claim for further studies to determine whether this strategy remains efficient in reducing(More)
Neutropenia is a major risk factor for bacterial colonization and sepsis in preterm neonates in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU), but little is known about its relationships with candidal colonization (CC) in these settings. We performed a case-control study on neonates with birth weight of <1500 g admitted to our NICU during a 7-year period(More)