Nosocomial bloodstream infections associated with Candida species in a Turkish University Hospital.

@article{Yapar2006NosocomialBI,
  title={Nosocomial bloodstream infections associated with Candida species in a Turkish University Hospital.},
  author={Nur Yapar and Ulker Uysal and Mine Yucesoy and Nedim Cakir and Ayşe Yuce},
  journal={Mycoses},
  year={2006},
  volume={49 2},
  pages={134-8}
}
In recent years, a progressive increase in the frequency of nosocomial candidaemia has been observed, especially among the critically ill or immunocompromised patients. The aim of this study was to evaluate the trend in incidence of candidaemia together with potential risk factors in an 850-bed Turkish Tertiary Care Hospital in a 4-year period. A total of 104 candidaemia episodes were identified in 104 patients. The overall incidence was 0.56 per 1000 hospital admissions and the increase in… CONTINUE READING