Fungal infections are becoming common inpatient diagnoses that require high clinical suspicion and specialized treatment of immune-compromised and immune-competent patients alike. This article provides a brief review of the epidemiology, species, and treatment of fungemia and funguria. Common endemic North American fungal diseases (histoplasmosis, blastomycosis, coccidiomycosis, and cryptococcosis) are discussed in detail, with a focus on management.
|Number of pages||15|
|Journal||Hospital Medicine Clinics|
|State||Published - Jul 1 2015|
- Nosocomial infection