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Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2008 Oct;29(10):978-80. doi: 10.1086/591033.

Secular trends in candidemia-related hospitalization in the United States, 2000-2005.

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  • 1School of Public Health and Health Sciences, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, USA.


In the United States, from January 1, 2000, through December 31, 2005, the incidence of candidemia-related hospitalization per 100,000 population rose by 52%, from 3.65 to 5.56 cases; and the incidence per 1,000 hospitalizations rose by 49%, from 0.28 to 0.42 cases. The proportion of all candidemia-related hospitalizations in which candidemia was the principal diagnosis remained stable at approximately 14%.

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