The clinical significance of Candida colonization of respiratory tract secretions in critically ill patients.

Abstract

PURPOSE Clinical uncertainty exists regarding the significance of colonization confined to respiratory tract secretions with Candida sp in critically ill patients. Our objectives were to describe such colonization, its associated risk factors, and to examine the clinical outcomes in patients with a clinical suspicion of ventilator-associated pneumonia with… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.jcrc.2008.01.005

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@article{Delisle2008TheCS, title={The clinical significance of Candida colonization of respiratory tract secretions in critically ill patients.}, author={Marie-Soleil Delisle and David R. Williamson and Marc M. Perreault and Martin L. Albert and Xuran Jiang and Daren Keith Heyland}, journal={Journal of critical care}, year={2008}, volume={23 1}, pages={11-7} }