fungemia

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Related to candidemia: fluconazole, candidiasis
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fun·ge·mi·a

n. fungemia, presencia de hongos en la sangre.
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Candidemia in nonneutropenic patients and the following Candida infections: disseminated infections in skin and infections in the abdomen, kidney, bladder wall, and wounds;
The high incidence of breakthrough candidemia cases (5/20 patients [25%]) was not anticipated, although prolonged exposure to broad-spectrum antimicrobial drugs and long-term central venous access are acknowledged risk factors for candidemia.
Risk factors for disseminated candidiasis in children with candidemia.
The product is an oral glucan synthase inhibitor being developed to treat invasive Candidiasis, including Candidemia and invasive Aspergillosis.
Other questions about antibiotic prescription are: to determine if the patient is really infected; to consider candidemia or other fungi; how to de-escalation when blood cultures are negative; additional epidemiological variables may improve empirical decisions.
Case reports have described detection of candidemia by examination of peripheral blood smears.
Recommended Dosage: A single 200mg loading dose on day 1 for candidemia, intraabdominal abscess, and peritonitis followed by 100 mg per day thereafter.
Voriconazole is safer than, and as effective as, the common regimen of amphotericin B followed by fluconazole for treatment of candidemia in non-neutropenic patients, a randomized noninferiority trial suggests.
The FDA has approved the extended-spectrum antifungal VFEND in patients aged 12 years and older for treatment of candidemia without neutropenia, as well as for disseminated or deep tissue skin infections and infections of the abdomen, kidney, bladder wall, and wounds from Candida.
Estos sintomas pueden aparecer varios meses despues de un antecedente quirurgico o candidemia (2 a 15 meses).
Most currently available systems for "rapid" diagnosis provide answers no sooner than in 12 to 18 hours, and for diseases such as candidemia, many days after the presentation of the illness, making it necessary to employ empiric initial therapy or no therapy at all," said Dr.
Among the 7 patients with CVC-associated candidemia, 4 had the CVC removed; 3 of those survived.