EVALUATION OF EPIDEMIOLOGICAL CHARACTERISTICS, RISK FACTORS AND ANTIFUNGAL SENSITIVITY OF CANDIDEMIA CASES IN A TERTIARY-CARE HOSPITAL


Mert D., Yilmaz G. , Ceken S., Iskender G., Yenigun A., Ertek M.

ACTA MEDICA MEDITERRANEA, vol.33, no.5, pp.815-820, 2017 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 33 Issue: 5
  • Publication Date: 2017
  • Doi Number: 10.19193/0393-6384_2017_5_121
  • Title of Journal : ACTA MEDICA MEDITERRANEA
  • Page Numbers: pp.815-820

Abstract

Introduction: Blood circulation infections due to Candida species have an increasing prevalence among nosocomial infections. These infections cause significant morbidity and mortality. In this study, it is aimed to evaluate the epidemiologic features, risk factors and antifungal susceptibility of candidemia cases in a tertiary-care hospital.