A prospective epidemiological survey of candidaemia in Sweden.

@article{Klingspor2004APE,
  title={A prospective epidemiological survey of candidaemia in Sweden.},
  author={Lena Klingspor and Ewa T{\"o}rnqvist and Anders W. Johansson and Bj{\"o}rn Petrini and Urban Forsum and G{\"o}ran Hedin},
  journal={Scandinavian journal of infectious diseases},
  year={2004},
  volume={36 1},
  pages={52-5}
}
A prospective epidemiological survey of candidaemia was performed in central Sweden from January 1998 to December 1999. In total, 191 episodes were reported with an overall rate of 0.32/1000 admissions. Candida albicans was identified in 128 cases (67%), followed by Candida glabrata in 30 (15.7%) and Candida parapsilosis in 14 (7.3%). Predisposing factors included surgery (31.4%), intensive care (18.8%), solid tumour or haematological malignancy (15.7%), and foetal immaturity (15.7%). Non… CONTINUE READING