Candida Colonization and Candiduria in Critically Ill Patients in the Intensive Care Unit

@article{Viale2009CandidaCA,
  title={Candida Colonization and Candiduria in Critically Ill Patients in the Intensive Care Unit},
  author={Pierluigi Viale},
  journal={Drugs},
  year={2009},
  volume={69},
  pages={51-57}
}
Clinical severity of invasive candidiasis in critically ill patients and existing difficulties in timely diagnosis mean that early empirical therapy, based upon a strict clinical and epidemiological judgement, is required in intensive care unit patients. One school of thought is that the clinical severity and epidemiological burden of this disease warrant prophylaxis in all critically ill patients. In reality, however, there are still many open-ended questions with regard to which variables are… CONTINUE READING