• Attributable death from Candida bloodstream infection remains high

    4 monthes ago - By Healio

    The 90-day crude mortality among more than 600 patients with Candida bloodstream infections at a St. Louis hospital was higher than 40%, a study found.
    The attributable risk difference for 90-day mortality among these patients was twice as high compared with matched controls, researchers reported.
    “People often suggest that people die ‘with Candida, not from Candida' because of the underlying issues that lead to acquiring the Candida. That is simply not true,” Andrej Spec, MD, MSCI, an assistant professor of infectious diseases and associate director of the Infectious
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