MEDical wards Invasive Candidiasis ALgorithms (MEDICAL): Consensus proposal for management

Published: 2 August 2016
Author(s): Luigia Scudeller, Matteo Bassetti, Ercole Concia, Salvatore Corrao, Francesco Cristini, Francesco Giuseppe De Rosa, Valerio Del Bono, Emanuele Durante-Mangoni, Marco Falcone, Francesco Menichetti, Carlo Tascini, Mario Tumbarello, Mario Venditti, Pierluigi Viale, Claudio Viscoli, Antonino Mazzone, on behalf of the MEDICAL group, Società Italiana di Terapia Antinfettiva (SITA),, Federazione delle Associazioni dei Dirigenti Ospedalieri Internisti (FADOI)
Issue: August 2016
Section: Original Article

A majority of invasive Candida infections occur in medical wards; however, evidence for management in this setting is scarce and based primarily on the intensive care or surgical setting. On behalf of the Italian Society for Anti-Infective Therapy (SITA) and the Italian Federation of Associations of Hospital Doctors on Internal Medicine (FADOI), the MEDICAL group produced practical management algorithms for patients in internal medicine wards.