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Infect Dis Clin North Am. 2011 Mar;25(1):201-25. doi: 10.1016/j.idc.2010.11.003.

Nosocomial fungal infections: epidemiology, infection control, and prevention.

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Division of Infectious Diseases, Wayne State University, 3990 John R, Suite 5930, Detroit, MI 48201, USA. galangaden@med.wayne.edu

Abstract

Fungal infections are an increasing cause of morbidity and mortality in hospitalized patients. 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.

PMID:
21316001
DOI:
10.1016/j.idc.2010.11.003
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

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