Invasive Candida species infection: the importance of adequate empirical antifungal therapy.

@article{ArmstrongJames2007InvasiveCS,
  title={Invasive Candida species infection: the importance of adequate empirical antifungal therapy.},
  author={Darius Armstrong-James},
  journal={The Journal of antimicrobial chemotherapy},
  year={2007},
  volume={60 3},
  pages={
          459-60
        }
}
Candida species are a common cause of bloodstream and invasive infection in critically ill and immunosuppressed patients. Furthermore, invasive Candida infection carries a poor prognosis and may initially be mistaken for bacterial infection. An article in this issue of the Journal investigates the relationship between adequacy of initial empirical therapy and outcome from invasive Candida infection. This study shows that adequate empirical therapy is received by only a quarter of patients, and… CONTINUE READING
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