Title

Nosocomial Fungal Infections: Epidemiology, Infection Control, and Prevention.

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

12-1-2016

Publication Title

Infectious Disease Clinics of North America

Abstract

Invasive fungal infections are an important cause of morbidity and mortality in hospitalized patients and in the immunocompromised population. 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 in this article.

Medical Subject Headings

Aspergillosis; Candidiasis; Cross Infection; Humans; Mycoses

PubMed ID

27816138

Volume

30

Issue

4

First Page

1023

Last Page

1052

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