Moacir B. Jucá

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Candidemia is a frequent condition in Neonatal Intensive Care Units (NICU) and usually complicates the newborns clinical course. Several factors are responsible for candidiasis, such as prematurity and use of broad-spectrum antibiotics, and in these cases, there are the involvement of various Candida species, as C. albicans, and C. parapsilosis. However,(More)
In febrile neutropenic onco-hematological patients, delayed microbiological diagnosis leads to an increase in morbidity and mortality. Identification of the microorganism changes antibiotic therapy in more than half of cases; however, in only 20–30 % of such cases pathogen isolation is achieved. This study evaluates the frequency of fungus infection and its(More)
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