Candida and severe acute pancreatitis: We won't be fooled again.
Crit Care. 2013 May 1;17(3):137
Authors: Montravers P, Boudinet S, Houissa H
Several studies have suggested a role of candida in infected cases of severe acute pancreatitis. This commentary reports high incidence and mortality rates of candida infection in this setting and demonstrates the value of the colonization index to detect patients at risk for fungal infection. These findings indicate the need to review the place of antifungal therapy and prophylaxis.
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