Stable susceptibility of Candida blood isolates to fluconazole despite increasing use during the past 10 years.

@article{Chen2003StableSO,
  title={Stable susceptibility of Candida blood isolates to fluconazole despite increasing use during the past 10 years.},
  author={Yee-Chun Chen and S -S Chang and K. T. Luh and Wei-Chuan Hsieh},
  journal={The Journal of antimicrobial chemotherapy},
  year={2003},
  volume={52 1},
  pages={71-7}
}
The prevalence of drug-resistant bacterial pathogens is very high in Taiwan. Accordingly, there was great concern that the introduction of fluconazole would result in rapid emergence of drug-resistant yeasts. Thus, we recommended in 1991 that fluconazole be used for treatment only. To explore the impact of this policy fluconazole susceptibility of Candida species blood culture isolates and outcome of patients with nosocomial candidaemia were monitored prospectively at National Taiwan University… CONTINUE READING

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