Nosocomial Candida. Epidemiology, transmission, and prevention.

@article{Wright1997NosocomialCE,
  title={Nosocomial Candida. Epidemiology, transmission, and prevention.},
  author={Wendy L. Wright and RichardP. Wenzel},
  journal={Infectious disease clinics of North America},
  year={1997},
  volume={11 2},
  pages={
          411-25
        }
}
The NNIS and the newly established SCOPE data indicate that the relative proportion of organisms causing nosocomial bloodstream infections has changed over the last decade, with Candida species now being firmly established as one of the most frequent agents. The epidemiology of nosocomial candidemia is continually being refined, but established predisposing factors including immunosuppression and malignancies, use of broad spectrum antibiotics, and use of indwelling central catheters remain as… CONTINUE READING
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