evaluation of blood stream infections by candida in three tertiary hospitals in salvador, brazil: a case-control study.invasive infections caused by candida spp. are an important problem in immunocompromised patients. there is scarce data on the epidemiology of blood stream candidiasis in salvador, brazil. this study evaluates the risk factors associated with candidemia, among patients admitted to three tertiary, private hospitals, in salvador, brazil. we conducted a case-control, retrospective study to compare patients with diagnosis of candidemia in three different tertiary hospitals in salvador, brazil. patie ...200616767314
candida species isolated from the vaginal mucosa of hiv-infected women in salvador, bahia, brazil.vulvovaginal candidiasis (vvc) is the second most common vaginal infection. hiv-infection is a risk factor for this infection.201121670924
prevalence and risk factors for bacterial vaginosis and other vulvovaginitis in a population of sexually active adolescents from salvador, bahia, brazil.bacterial vaginosis, trichomoniasis, and genital candidiasis are considered the main etiologies of vulvovaginitis. few studies estimate the prevalence of vulvovaginitis among adolescents, especially in brazil. this study aimed to determine the prevalence and main risk factors associated with bacterial vaginosis and genital infection by c. albicans and trichomonas vaginalis among a group of adolescents from salvador, bahia, brazil. one hundred sexually active adolescents followed at an adolescent ...201223133306
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