Adult cases with candidaemia who have risk factors associated with mortality are more likely to have poor prognosis in spite of appropriate and timely initiated antifungal drug treatment.
Objective: Candidaemia is the fourth most common cause of nosocomial bloodstream infections. The objective of this paper was to evaluate the risk factors associated with mortality in patients with candidaemia with respect to Candida species and their susceptibilities, retrospectively.
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