Historical trends in the epidemiology of candidaemia: analysis of an 11-year period in a tertiary care hospital in Brazil.


Candida species are an important cause of bloodstream infections (BSI). To evaluate the epidemiological, clinical and microbiological aspects of two cohorts {1994-1999 [period 1 (P1) ]; 2000-2004 [period 2 (P2) ]} of candidaemic patients, we performed a retrospective analysis from a laboratory-based survey. A total of 388 candidaemias were identified, with… (More)
DOI: 10.1590/S0074-02762013000300005


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