Intern. Med. volume 35, issue 9, P707-711 1996 DOI: 10.2169/internalmedicine.35.707 View full text
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Yutaka MIZUSHIMA, Hui Li, Ikuko YOSHIDA, Rokuo OOSAKI, Masashi KOBAYASHI

Abstract: a Japanese university hospital were reviewed to follow changes in the clinical features offungemia. The percentage offungi among microorganisms isolated from blood cultures was almost constant (6-10%) throughout the study period. Fungemia was highly associated with use of intravascular catheters, and some changes in clinical features were observed: 1) Candida albicanSy C. parapsilosis and C. glabrata were the main isolates, and the number of fungal species showed a tendency to increase. 2) The percentage of p…

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