Investigation of the possible association between nosocomial candiduria and candidaemia.

  title={Investigation of the possible association between nosocomial candiduria and candidaemia.},
  author={C A Binelli and Maria Luiza Moretti and Rodrigo S. Assis and Naim Sauaia and Paulo R. Menezes and Esp{\'a}rtacos Ribeiro and D C P Geiger and Yuzuru Mikami and Masao Miyaji and Maura Salaroli Oliveira and Ant{\^o}nio Alci Barone and Anna Sara Shafferman Levin},
  journal={Clinical microbiology and infection : the official publication of the European Society of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases},
  volume={12 6},
This study aimed to determine whether candiduria is associated with the occurrence of nosocomial candidaemia. In the case-control part of the study, 115 cases (nosocomial candidaemia) and 115 controls (nosocomial bacteraemia) were similar in age, severity of condition and time of hospitalisation. There was a significant association of candidaemia with candiduria (OR 9.79; 95% CI 2.14-44.76). In the microbiology part of the study, 23 pairs of Candida-positive urine and blood cultures were… CONTINUE READING


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