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  • Candidemia in Patients with Acute Leukemia: Analysis of 7 Years' Experience at a Single Center in China. [Journal Article]
    Mediterr J Hematol Infect Dis 2020; 12(1):e2020003Gong X, Yang M, … Wang J
  • The study of candidemia in Chinese leukemia patients has been limited. This retrospective study aims to investigate the characteristics and prognostic factors of candidemia among leukemia patients. From 2009 to 2015, 30 isolates of candidemia were detected in 19 patients with acute leukemia after chemotherapy. The overall incidence of candidemia was 2.12 episodes per 1000 admissions. Candida trop…
  • Necrotizing fasciitis and sepsis caused by Aeromonas hydrophila. [Journal Article]
    Infez Med 2019; 27(4):429-435Tsujimoto Y, Kanzawa Y, … Kinami S
  • Aeromonas hydrophila (A. hydrophila) occasionally causes necrotizing fasciitis (NF) and sepsis in immunocompromised hosts. NF is associated with high mortality. In cases of septic shock due to A. hydrophila, mortality is nearly 100%. Our 47-year-old male patient was diagnosed with NF and septic shock due to A. hydrophila. He had not been exposed to fresh or slightly salty water, which is where th…
  • Clinical and Microbiological Analysis of Deep Sternal Wound Infections in Fifty-Two Consecutive Patients. [Journal Article]
    Surg Infect (Larchmt) 2019Spindler N, Biereigel C, … Langer S
  • CONCLUSIONS: The local resistance patterns of antibiotics should have a greater influence on the standardized prophylaxis or empirical therapy of DSWI and need to be discussed specifically for this high-risk population. Because of its multi-resistance spectrum, S. epidermidis must be classified as a potential pathogen. In the cases reported here, extended antibiotic therapy was necessary to support wound healing and thus good patient outcomes.
  • Empiric antifungal and outcome in ICU patients. [Journal Article]
    Tunis Med 2019; 97(4):579-587Trifi A, Abdellatif S, … Ben Lakhal S
  • CONCLUSIONS: no beneficial impact of an EAFT on 28- day survival neither in preventing the occurrence of candidemia in non neutropenic septic critically patients. In patients with APACHE II score less than 16, there was a beneficial effect on survival.
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