Invasive candidiasis in critical care setting, updated recommendations from "Invasive Fungal Infections-Clinical Forum", Iran.

@article{Elhoufi2014InvasiveCI,
  title={Invasive candidiasis in critical care setting, updated recommendations from "Invasive Fungal Infections-Clinical Forum", Iran.},
  author={Ashraf Mahmoud Elhoufi and Arezoo Ahmadi and Amir Mohammad Hashem Asnaashari and Mohammad Ali Davarpanah and Behrooz Farzanegan Bidgoli and Omid Moradi Moghaddam and Mohammad Torabi-Nami and Saeed Ahmed Abbasi and Malak El-Sobky and Ali Ghaziani and Mohammad Hossein Jarrahzadeh and Reza Shahrami and Farzad Shirazian and Farhad Soltani and Homeira Yazdinejad and Farid Zand},
  journal={World journal of critical care medicine},
  year={2014},
  volume={3 4},
  pages={
          102-12
        }
}
Invasive candidiasis (IC) bears a high risk of morbidity and mortality in the intensive care units (ICU). With the current advances in critical care and the use of wide-spectrum antibiotics, invasive fungal infections (IFIs) and IC in particular, have turned into a growing concern in the ICU. Further to blood cultures, some auxiliary laboratory tests and biomarkers are developed to enable an earlier detection of infection, however these test are neither consistently available nor validated in… CONTINUE READING

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