Epidemiology of Candidemia – A Nationwide Survey in Israel

  title={Epidemiology of Candidemia – A Nationwide Survey in Israel},
  author={Gad Rennert and Hedy S. Rennert and Silvio Pitlik and Ryan Finkelstein and Ruth Kitzes-Cohen},
Bloodstream infections with Candida are often lethal and have been reported to be increasing in frequency. The current retrospective study describes the magnitude and epidemiological characteristics of candidemia in all western-type hospital facilities in Israel in 1994. Comprehensiveness of the data from the reporting hospitals was checked by cross-study of the data from the infectious diseases records and from the hospitalization records. Vital status of all reported cases was evaluated 1… CONTINUE READING