Nationwide sentinel surveillance of bloodstream Candida infections in 40 tertiary care hospitals in Spain.

@article{Cisterna2010NationwideSS,
  title={Nationwide sentinel surveillance of bloodstream Candida infections in 40 tertiary care hospitals in Spain.},
  author={Ram{\'o}n Cisterna and Guillermo Ezpeleta and O. Teller{\'i}a},
  journal={Journal of clinical microbiology},
  year={2010},
  volume={48 11},
  pages={4200-6}
}
Candidemia studies have documented geographic differences in rates and epidemiology, underscoring the need for surveillance to monitor trends. We conducted prospective candidemia surveillance in Spain to assess the incidence, species distribution, frequency of antifungal resistance, and risk factors for acquiring a Candida infection. Prospective laboratory-based surveillance was conducted from June 2008 to June 2009 in 40 medical centers located around the country. A case of candidemia was… CONTINUE READING
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