Guidelines
Candidiasis

Candidiasis

Note

Growth of Candida from respiratory secretions usually indicates colonization and rarely requires treatment with antifungal therapy

Candidemia

  • Candida colonization
  • Severity of illness
  • Exposure to broad-spectrum antibiotics
  • Recent major surgery (abdominal surgery)
  • Necrotizing pancreatitis
  • Dialysis
  • Parenteral nutrition
  • Corticosteroids
  • Use of CVCs