Nosocomial candidemia in a university hospital in Taiwan.

  title={Nosocomial candidemia in a university hospital in Taiwan.},
  author={Chien-Ching Hung and Y. C. Chen and Shan Chwen Chang and K. T. Luh and W. C. Hsieh},
  journal={Journal of the Formosan Medical Association = Taiwan yi zhi},
  volume={95 1},
The incidence of nosocomial candidemia increased 27-fold over the past 13 years at National Taiwan University Hospital. In order to investigate its predisposing factors, clinical manifestations and prognostic determinants, a prospective observational study of nosocomial candidemia was undertaken at the hospital. From 1 May 1994 to 30 April 1995, 118 consecutive adult patients with 120 Candida spp blood isolates were analyzed. Clinical presentations included fever (100%) with a median duration… CONTINUE READING
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