candida tropicalis fungemia in a tertiary care hospital.candida tropicalis is a frequent cause of fungemia in hospitals in latin america. candida albicans (33%) was the most frequently isolated species, followed by candida parapsilosis (27%), and candida tropicalis (24%) in tertiary care hospital in brazil. we identified and retrospectively reviewed 27 cases of c. tropicalis fungemia that occurred at hospital de clinicas de porto alegre from 1996 to 1999. the mean age of the patients was 32 years (range 6 months to 88 years). eight patients (29.6%) h ...200312643863
[susceptibility of candida albicans blood isolates to 3 antifungal drugs: retrospective study in rio grande do sul, brazil, 1999-2009].candidiasis is one of the most important among recurrent invasive yeast infections in patients, thus antifungal treatment becomes a challenge.201323500157
prevalence of candida spp. in cervical-vaginal samples and the in vitro susceptibility of isolates.vulvovaginal candidiasis (vvc) is an infection of the genital mucosa caused by different species of the genus candida. considering the lack of data on this topic in the south of brazil, this study aimed to assess the prevalence of candida spp. in the cervical-vaginal mucosa of patients treated at a university hospital in southern rio grande do sul, as well as the etiology and the susceptibility of the isolates against fluconazole, itraconazole, miconazole and nystatin. samples were collected at ...201727756539
prevalence, susceptibility profile for fluconazole and risk factors for candidemia in a tertiary care hospital in southern brazil.bloodstream infections caused by yeast, candida spp, are quite important clinically and epidemiologically due to a high mortality rate and an increasing number of non-albicans species with a more resistant (differentiated susceptibility) profile. we examined species prevalence and susceptibility profile for fluconazole and the risk for nosocomial infections by candida spp at the hospital de clínicas de porto alegre, a general tertiary care hospital in southern brazilian, through a retrospective ...200616410893
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