Effect of Isolation of Candida Species from Respiratory Specimens on Prognosis


TAŞBAKAN M. S. , Ceviker Y. , KAÇMAZ BAŞOĞLU Ö. , Metin D., Citim S., Taskiranlar P., ...More

TURKISH THORACIC JOURNAL, vol.12, no.4, pp.153-157, 2011 (Journal Indexed in ESCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 12 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2011
  • Doi Number: 10.5152/ttd.2011.35
  • Title of Journal : TURKISH THORACIC JOURNAL
  • Page Numbers: pp.153-157

Abstract

Objective: Candida species are often isolated from respiratory specimens of patients with a history of long duration of hospitalization, immunosuppression, diabetes, alcoholism, history of wide spectrum antibiotic or corticosteroid usage. The aim of this retrospective study is to investigate the effect of isolation of Candida species from respiratory specimens on prognosis.