Epidemiology and outcome of candidemia in internal medicine wards: A regional study in Italy

Published: 20 August 2016
Author(s): Sara Tedeschi, Fabio Tumietto, Maddalena Giannella, Michele Bartoletti, Francesco Cristini, Giorgio Cioni, Simone Ambretti, Edoardo Carretto, Vittorio Sambri, Mario Sarti, Pierluigi Viale, Emilia Romagna Candida Network
Issue: August 2016
Section: Original Article

More than one-third of candidemia episodes occur in Internal Medicine Wards (IMWs) but only few studies have focused on this setting and specific data about epidemiology, clinical characteristics and risk factors for mortality are scant.