Surveillance study of candidemia in cancer patients in North China.

  title={Surveillance study of candidemia in cancer patients in North China.},
  author={Ding Yang Li and Wenfang Zhang and Shan Zheng and Zhenyi Ma and Peng Zhang and Zhe Liu},
  journal={Medical mycology},
  volume={51 4},
The surveillance and analysis of candidemia risk factors are necessary to reduce treatment failures in cancer patients. By understanding the geographic distribution of Candida spp. and their in vitro minimal antifungal inhibitory concentrations in cancer patients, optimal treatment protocols may be developed. On reviewing the candidemia data of cancer patients in Tianjin Medical University Cancer Institute and Hospital (TMUCIH), we found that the incidence rate was 0.34-0.53 cases per 1,000… CONTINUE READING


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