The ever-evolving landscape of candidaemia in patients with acute leukaemia: non-susceptibility to caspofungin and multidrug resistance are associated with increased mortality.

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OBJECTIVES The epidemiology and clinical course of candidaemia in patients with acute leukaemia, a population frequently exposed to antifungals, have not been extensively studied. In the present contemporary series of acute leukaemia patients, we describe patient characteristics, Candida species and MIC distributions and investigate the association between… (More)
DOI: 10.1093/jac/dkv087

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@article{Wang2015TheEL, title={The ever-evolving landscape of candidaemia in patients with acute leukaemia: non-susceptibility to caspofungin and multidrug resistance are associated with increased mortality.}, author={Emily Wang and Dimitrios Farmakiotis and Daisy Yu Yang and Deborah A McCue and Hagop M. Kantarjian and Dimitrios P Kontoyiannis and Michael S Mathisen}, journal={The Journal of antimicrobial chemotherapy}, year={2015}, volume={70 8}, pages={2362-8} }