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  • n. The presence of Candida fungi in the blood


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  • In its press release, the drug giant says that patients with candidemia on average spend an additional ten days in the hospital, costing an extra $39,000 per patient.

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  • "In the clinical trial setting, patients taking Eraxis for the treatment of candidemia had improved efficacy versus those taking fluconazole, making Eraxis an important addition to the options in antifungal treatment," said Dr. Annette Reboli, head of the Division of Infectious Diseases at Cooper University Hospital in Camden, N.J., and lead clinical investigator, in a prepared statement.

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  • People most at risk for candidemia include patients hospitalized in intensive care units, those who've had abdominal surgery, those receiving antibacterial therapies, those with central line catheters, and those who are immunosuppressed. - latest science and technology news stories

  • They pursued the candidemia test first because of the high mortality rate in hospitalized patients with that hard-to-treat infection. - latest science and technology news stories

  • One of the challenges in diagnosing candidemia is that it often appears to be similar in symptoms to other serious bloodstream infections. - latest science and technology news stories

  • "Our results show that this new gene-signature test works well to find candidemia in mice that had the infection versus mice without infection," said Zaas, who is also an assistant professor in the Department of Molecular Genetics and Microbiology at Duke. - latest science and technology news stories

  • The team identified two groups of genes that could discriminate among the three groups of mice (healthy, those with candidemia and those with a staph infection). - latest science and technology news stories

  • The safety, tolerability and efficacy of isavuconazole is being investigated in three phase III studies, one targeting yeast infections (candidemia and other invasive Candida infections), one mold infections

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  • Antifungal therapy is recommended for patients with candidemia.

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  • Usual pediatric dose for candidemia: 13 ways or older: prophylaxis: 200 slowly three feet a cause of hepatotoxicity should exceed shown on injection from immunosuppression or neutropenia.



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