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Approaches to antifungal therapy in the intensive care unit.
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PMID:  11964829     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
The risk of fungal infection is increasing in intensive care unit patients and the spectrum of pathogens is changing. A number of new antifungal agents are becoming available, but their use in critically ill patients has not been assessed in randomized controlled trials. Furthermore, distinguishing colonization from infection is problematic in intensive care unit patients. Clinicians who are involved in the management of intensive care unit patients must remain vigilant and devise a risk-based antifungal strategy that is based on local experience and susceptibility patterns.
Rosemary A. Barnes
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Journal Detail:
Title:  Current opinion in infectious diseases     Volume:  13     ISSN:  1535-3877     ISO Abbreviation:  Curr. Opin. Infect. Dis.     Publication Date:  2000 Dec 
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Created Date:  2002-Apr-19     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8809878     Medline TA:  Curr Opin Infect Dis     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  609-614     Citation Subset:  -    
Department of Medical Microbiology, University of Wales College of Medicine, Cardiff, UK.
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