Risk factors for disseminated candidiasis in children with candidemia.

  title={Risk factors for disseminated candidiasis in children with candidemia.},
  author={Theoklis E. Zaoutis and H Mollie Greves and Ebbing Lautenbach and Warren B. Bilker and Susan E. Coffin},
  journal={The Pediatric infectious disease journal},
  volume={23 7},
OBJECTIVE To determine the risk factors for disseminated infection in hospitalized children with candidemia. METHODS We performed a nested case-control study within a cohort of hospitalized children with candidemia. The cohort was defined by all patients with positive blood cultures for Candida species in a large, urban, academic, tertiary care children's hospital from 1998 to 2001. Cases were patients with clinical, microbiologic or radiographic evidence of disseminated candidiasis. Controls… CONTINUE READING
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