Impact of infectious disease consultation on clinical management and mortality in patients with candidemia

Rachael A. Lee, Joanna C. Zurko, Bernard C. Camins, Russell L. Griffin, J. Martin Rodriguez, Todd P. McCarty, Justine Magadia, Peter G. Pappas

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Abstract

Candidemia has a high attributable mortality. The objective of this study was to determine the impact of infectious disease consultation on mortality and clinical outcomes in candidemia. Infectious disease consultation was associated with better adherence to guidelines and improved survival, even in patients with high Acute Physiology and Chronic Health Evaluation II scores.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1585-1587
Number of pages3
JournalClinical Infectious Diseases
Volume68
Issue number9
DOIs
StatePublished - 24 Apr 2019
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Candidemia
  • Infectious disease consultation

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