Management of Candida species infections in critically ill patients.

  title={Management of Candida species infections in critically ill patients.},
  author={Philippe Eggimann and Jorge Garbino and Didier Pittet},
  journal={The Lancet. Infectious diseases},
  volume={3 12},
Invasive candidiasis is a feared infection with mortality similar to that of septic shock (40-60%). Improved knowledge of its pathophysiology and the availability of new compounds for antifungal therapy and prophylaxis have contributed to improving the prognosis of severe candidal infections among immunosuppressed patients at the possible cost of the emergence of non-albicans strains of candida with lower susceptibility to azoles. This review focuses on the management of invasive deep-seated… CONTINUE READING

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