Candidal infections in neonates of very low birth weight.


Candida infections represent a serious cause of morbidity and mortality in sick low birth weight infants cared for in the neonatal intensive care unit. Often, the infection goes undiagnosed, or the candidal isolate is regarded as a contaminant. There is also fear of potential toxicity from treatment. We have reported a case in which recovery occurred… (More)


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@article{Birenbaum1989CandidalII, title={Candidal infections in neonates of very low birth weight.}, author={Howard J Birenbaum and Andr{\'e} L. Santos}, journal={Southern medical journal}, year={1989}, volume={82 1}, pages={77-80} }