Scientific article
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Risk factors for candidemia: a prospective matched case-control study

Published inCritical Care, vol. 24, no. 109
Publication date2020

Candidemia is an opportunistic infection associated with high morbidity and mortality in patients hospitalized both inside and outside intensive care units (ICUs). Identification of patients at risk is crucial to ensure prompt antifungal therapy. We sought to assess risk factors for candidemia and death, both outside and inside ICUs.

  • Aged
  • Antifungal Agents/therapeutic use
  • Candidemia/mortality
  • Case-Control Studies
  • Central Venous Catheters
  • Cross Infection
  • Female
  • France
  • Hospitalization
  • Humans
  • Intensive Care Units/statistics & numerical data
  • Male
  • Middle Aged
  • Prospective Studies
  • Risk Factors
  • Switzerland
Citation (ISO format)
POISSY, Julien et al. Risk factors for candidemia: a prospective matched case-control study. In: Critical Care, 2020, vol. 24, n° 109. doi: 10.1186/s13054-020-2766-1
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ISSN of the journal1364-8535

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