Risk factors for fungemia in children infected with human immunodeficiency virus: a case-control study.

@article{Gonzalez1996RiskFF,
  title={Risk factors for fungemia in children infected with human immunodeficiency virus: a case-control study.},
  author={Corina E Gonzalez and David J Venzon and Sophia N C Lee and Brigitta U. M{\"u}ller and Philip A. Pizzo and Thomas J Walsh},
  journal={Clinical infectious diseases : an official publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America},
  year={1996},
  volume={23 3},
  pages={515-21}
}
To define the risk factors related to the occurrence of fungemia in children infected with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), we performed a matched case-control study. During a 6-year period (1987-1993), fungemia developed in 22 (6.3%) of 347 HIV-infected children observed at the Pediatric Branch of the National Cancer Institute. Each of these 22 cases was matched by age and gender with three controls. Multiple logistic regression indicated that the best predictor of fungemia in this… CONTINUE READING

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