Mortality of candida bloodstream infections

In this large prospective single center cohort of >500 candida blood stream infections, over half were non-candida albicans species (52%), and overall 30 day mortality was 32%; the lowest mortality was in parapsilosis species and the highest mortality was in krusei species (abstract)

Danielle Scheurer

Dr. Scheurer is a clinical hospitalist and the Medical Director of Quality and Safety at the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston, South Carolina, and is Assistant Professor of Medicine. She is a graduate of the University of Tennessee College of Medicine, completed her residency at Duke University, and completed her Masters in Clinical Research at the Medical University of South Carolina. She also serves as the Web Editor and Physician Advisor for the Society of Hospital Medicine.

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