Candidaemia in a large teaching hospital: a clinical audit.

@article{Aliyu2006CandidaemiaIA,
  title={Candidaemia in a large teaching hospital: a clinical audit.},
  author={Sani Hussein Aliyu and David A. Enoch and Ibrahim I Abubakar and Rehmat Ali and Andrew J. Carmichael and Mary Farrington and Andrew M. L. Lever},
  journal={QJM : monthly journal of the Association of Physicians},
  year={2006},
  volume={99 10},
  pages={
          655-63
        }
}
BACKGROUND Candidaemias are associated with significant morbidity and mortality. The British Society of Medical Mycology and Infectious Diseases Society of America recently published audit standards, to address the changing epidemiology of candidaemia and to improve outcomes. AIM To investigate the local epidemiology of candidaemia and the standard of care in a large teaching hospital. DESIGN Retrospective audit. METHODS Data were obtained for all candidaemia episodes over the 4-year… CONTINUE READING

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