Nosocomial Fungal Infections: Epidemiology, Infection Control, and Prevention.

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Nosocomial Fungal Infections: Epidemiology, Infection Control, and Prevention.

Infect Dis Clin North Am. 2016 Dec;30(4):1023-1052

Authors: Suleyman G, Alangaden GJ

Abstract
Invasive fungal infections are an important cause of morbidity and mortality in hospitalized patients and in the immunocompromised population. This article reviews the current epidemiology of nosocomial fungal infections in adult patients, with an emphasis on invasive candidiasis and aspergillosis. Recently published recommendations and guidelines for the control and prevention of these nosocomial fungal infections are summarized in this article.

PMID: 27816138 [PubMed - in process]