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- Candida species act as opportunistic organisms and represent the most common fungal infection in humans.
- Candida disproportionately affects high-risk patients who are either immunocompromised or critically ill.
- Depending on the patient’s immune system, the clinical syndrome to fungal infections can be variable (superficial to invasive).
- Delays in diagnosis and lack of reliable diagnostics available make treating fungal infections difficult.
- Aspergillus infects patients primarily with bone marrow transplantations.
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Last updated: April 20, 2010
"Fungal Infections." Pocket ICU Management, PocketMedicine.com, Inc, 2010. Anesthesia Central, anesth.unboundmedicine.com/anesthesia/view/Pocket-ICU-Management/534187/all/Fungal_Infections.
Fungal Infections. Pocket ICU Management. PocketMedicine.com, Inc; 2010. https://anesth.unboundmedicine.com/anesthesia/view/Pocket-ICU-Management/534187/all/Fungal_Infections. Accessed October 13, 2019.
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