Incidence, characteristics and outcome of ICU-acquired candidemia in India. – PubMed – NCBI

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25510301

Important differences in epidemiology of candidemia in Indian ICU :

1. High incidence

2. Younger patients (49.7 yr)

3. Early infection (11 days median)

4. Lower Apache score (17.2)

5. Azole resistance (11.8% , MDR 1.9%)

6. High mortality (40℅, Attributable 23%)

7. Vast spectrum (31 spectrum)

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