One year prospective survey of Candida bloodstream infections in Scotland

@inproceedings{Odds2007OneYP,
  title={One year prospective survey of Candida bloodstream infections in Scotland},
  author={Frank C. Odds and Mary F. Hanson and Amanda D. Davidson and Mette D. Jacobsen and Pauline Wright and Julie A. Whyte and Neil A R Gow and Brian L. Jones},
  booktitle={Journal of medical microbiology},
  year={2007}
}
A 12 month survey of candidaemia in Scotland, UK, in which every Scottish hospital laboratory submitted all blood isolates of yeasts for identification, strain typing and susceptibility testing, provided 300 isolates from 242 patients, generating incidence data of 4.8 cases per 100,000 population per year and 5.9 cases per 100,000 acute occupied bed days; 27.9 % of cases occurred in intensive care units. More than half the patients with candidaemia had an underlying disease involving the… CONTINUE READING