Nosocomial candidemia at a general hospital: the change of epidemiological and clinical characteristics. A comparative study of 2 cohorts (1993-1998 versus 2002-2005).

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BACKGROUND Nosocomial candidemia (NC) is associated with high mortality, increased hospital stay and greater economical cost. AIMS To evaluate epidemiological and clinical aspects of 2 different cohorts of non-paediatric patients with NC. METHODS A retrospective observational and comparative study of patients with NC. Patients were identified by review… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.riam.2009.02.003

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@article{Gmez2009NosocomialCA, title={Nosocomial candidemia at a general hospital: the change of epidemiological and clinical characteristics. A comparative study of 2 cohorts (1993-1998 versus 2002-2005).}, author={Joaqu{\'i}n G{\'o}mez G{\'o}mez and Elisa Garc{\'i}a-V{\'a}zquez and Cristina Puga Espinosa and Joaquin Ruiz and Manuel Canteras and Alicia Hern{\'a}ndez-Torres and V{\'i}ctor Ba{\~n}os and Jose Herrero and Mariano Vald{\'e}s}, journal={Revista iberoamericana de micologia}, year={2009}, volume={26 3}, pages={184-8} }