Candiduria in critically ill patients admitted to intensive care medical units

@article{lvarezLerma2003CandiduriaIC,
  title={Candiduria in critically ill patients admitted to intensive care medical units},
  author={Francisco {\'A}lvarez-Lerma and Juan Nolla-Salas and Crist{\'o}bal Le{\'o}n and Mercedes Palomar and Ricard Jord{\'a} and Nieves Carrasco and Felipe Bobillo},
  journal={Intensive Care Medicine},
  year={2003},
  volume={29},
  pages={1069-1076}
}
The purpose of this study was to determine the incidence of candiduria in critically ill patients admitted to intensive care medical units (ICUs), to identify risk factors for candiduria and to assess the frequency distribution of different Candida spp. This was a prospective cohort observational and multicenter study. A total of 1,765 patients older than 18 years of age who were admitted for at least 7 days to 73 medical-surgical ICUs of 70 Spanish hospitals were included in the study. Urine… CONTINUE READING