Surveillance study of species distribution, antifungal susceptibility and mortality of nosocomial candidemia in a tertiary care hospital in China

@inproceedings{Ma2013SurveillanceSO,
  title={Surveillance study of species distribution, antifungal susceptibility and mortality of nosocomial candidemia in a tertiary care hospital in China},
  author={Chun-fang Ma and Fang-qiu Li and Li-ning Shi and Yu-an Hu and Ying Wang and Mei Huang and Qian-qian Kong},
  booktitle={BMC infectious diseases},
  year={2013}
}
BACKGROUND Bloodstream infections due to Candida species cause significant morbidity and mortality, and the epidemiology of Candida infection is changing. Surveillance for candidemia is necessary to detect trends in species distribution and antifungal resistance. METHODS The medical and electronic records of all patients who had candidemia at the authors' hospital from 2009 to 2011 were reviewed for demographic data and clinical information, including the infecting Candida species, resistance… CONTINUE READING