Epidemiology and Prognostic Factors of Candidemia in Cancer Patients

  title={Epidemiology and Prognostic Factors of Candidemia in Cancer Patients},
  author={Hung-Jen Tang and Wei-Lun Liu and Hsin-Lan Lin and C Lai},
  booktitle={PloS one},
AIM The study of candidemia in cancer patients has been limited. This retrospective study aims to investigate the epidemiologic characteristics and prognostic factors of candidemia among cancer patients. MATERIALS AND METHODS From 2009 to 2012, cancer patients with candidemia were identified at a hospital in Taiwan. The medical records of all patients with bloodstream infections due to Candida species were retrospectively reviewed. RESULTS During the four-year period, a total of 242… CONTINUE READING
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