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Candida haemulonii is an emergent, multi-resistant opportunistic pathogenic yeast that like Candida auris, can be misidentified when conventional diagnostic methods are used. Timely molecular identification using DNA sequence analysis variation in the internal transcriber spacer region, ITS1-ITS4 and the 28S ribosomal DNA gene (28S rDNA), and in vitro antifungal susceptibility assessment can lead to rapid therapeutic success.
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The Candida haemulonii species complex and other phylogenetically related species, such as Candida auris, are emerging pathogens. The C. haemulonii complex comprises C. haemulonii, C. haemulonii var. ...
Bloodstream Candida infection is a life-threatening event among ICU admitted patients. This infection is caused by a diverse range of Candida species having varied minimum inhibitory concentrations.
The prevention of catheter-related bloodstream infection (CRBSI) has been an area of intense research, but the heterogeneity of endpoints used to define catheter infection makes the interpretation of ...
Mycobacterium abscessus is an emerging cause of invasive infection in the immunosuppressed population. We report a case of M. abscessus bloodstream and catheter tunnel infection localised by positron ...
Candida haemulonii complex (C. haemulonii, C. haemulonii var. vulnera and C. duobushaemulonii) consists of emergent multidrug-resistant pathogens that cause bloodstream and deep-seated infections. How...
The purpose of this study is to investigate the effect of anti-infective central venous catheter(Certofix®Protect) on reducing catheter-related bloodstream infection in critically ill pat...
We proposed to perform a prospective randomized controlled trial to study the effect of the use of a commercially-available chlorhexidine-impregnated sponge (Biopatch) as part of central v...
Central venous catheters (CVCs) are used in patient care for such purposes as the administration of medication, fluids, blood products and for functions such as hemodialysis and plasmapher...
The purpose of this study is to investigate whether the usage of High-Flow Needleless Valve and DualCap Disinfection Devices would reduce the incidence of catheter-related bloodstream infe...
Clinical trial, that aim is evaluation of the use of taurolidine and heparin in the prevention of bloodstream infection in venous catheter in children with intestinal failure.
Infection with a fungus of the genus CANDIDA. It is usually a superficial infection of the moist areas of the body and is generally caused by CANDIDA ALBICANS. (Dorland, 27th ed)
Infections resulting from the use of catheters. Proper aseptic technique, site of catheter placement, material composition, and virulence of the organism are all factors that can influence possible infection.
An important nosocomial fungal infection with species of the genus CANDIDA, most frequently CANDIDA ALBICANS. Invasive candidiasis occurs when candidiasis goes beyond a superficial infection and manifests as CANDIDEMIA, deep tissue infection, or disseminated disease with deep organ involvement.
Regional infusion of drugs via an arterial catheter. Often a pump is used to impel the drug through the catheter. Used in therapy of cancer, upper gastrointestinal hemorrhage, infection, and peripheral vascular disease.
Infection of the VULVA and VAGINA with a fungus of the genus CANDIDA.
Antiretroviral Therapy Clostridium Difficile Ebola HIV & AIDS Infectious Diseases Influenza Malaria Measles Sepsis Swine Flu Tropical Medicine Tuberculosis Infectious diseases are caused by pathogenic...
Pediatrics is the general medicine of childhood. Because of the developmental processes (psychological and physical) of childhood, the involvement of parents, and the social management of conditions at home and at school, pediatrics is a specialty. With ...
Bioinformatics is the application of computer software and hardware to the management of biological data to create useful information. Computers are used to gather, store, analyze and integrate biological and genetic information which can then be applied...