Nosocomial Fungal Infections: Epidemiology, Infection Control, and Prevention
Suleyman G, and Alangaden GJ. Nosocomial fungal infections: Epidemiology, infection control, and prevention. Infect Dis Clin North Am 2016; 30(4):1023-1052.
Infectious Disease Clinics of North America
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