Candida: Some Thoughts

Part of the Yearbook of Intensive Care and Emergency Medicine book series (YEARBOOK, volume 2000)


Candida infection as a local problem is well recognized in the normal population but even more commonly encountered in populations with impaired immune responses and increased susceptibility to Candida colonization. There is a gradation of colonization from that which is asymptomatic, through symptomatic, and at the far end of the spectrum the septicemic version of the disease. Paradoxically the complexity of diagnosis increases with the severity of the disease such that Candida septicemia is difficult to diagnose.


Candida Albicans Clin Infect Candida Species Antimicrob Agent Liposomal Amphotericin 
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