Systemic Candida infection in extremely low birth weight infants: short term morbidity and long term neurodevelopmental outcome.

@article{Friedman2000SystemicCI,
  title={Systemic Candida infection in extremely low birth weight infants: short term morbidity and long term neurodevelopmental outcome.},
  author={Shimon Friedman and Susan E Richardson and Susan Elizabeth Jacobs and Karel O'Brien},
  journal={The Pediatric infectious disease journal},
  year={2000},
  volume={19 6},
  pages={499-504}
}
OBJECTIVE To describe mortality, morbidity at discharge and neurodevelopmental outcome at 2 years corrected age in extremely low birth weight infants with systemic Candida infection during intensive care stay. METHOD We identified all extremely low birth weight (birth weight <1000 g) infants diagnosed with Candida sepsis and/or meningoencephalitis between 1988 and mid-1996 in the tertiary neonatal intensive care centers of Toronto. The outcome of the infected infants at discharge and at 2… CONTINUE READING