Why candidemia occurs early: a comment on “incidence, characteristics and outcome of ICU-acquired candidemia in India”

@article{Kapoor2014WhyCO,
  title={Why candidemia occurs early: a comment on “incidence, characteristics and outcome of ICU-acquired candidemia in India”},
  author={Garima Kapoor and Saurabh Saigal and Karnika Saigal},
  journal={Intensive Care Medicine},
  year={2014},
  volume={41},
  pages={377-377}
}
Dear Editor, I read the extremely well-written article by Chakrabarti et al. about the incidence of candidemia in critically ill Indian intensive care unit (ICU) patients [1]. The study highlights the high burden of candidemia in Indian ICUs. The patients at admission are at high risk of candidemia despite less severity of illness and, unlike in the West, the most common species is Candida tropicalis [1–3]. These 27 Indian tertiary care hospitals are referral centers and a lot of these patients… CONTINUE READING

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