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Secular Trends in Candidemia-Related Hospitalization in the United States, 2000–2005

  • Marya D. Zilberberg (a1) (a2), Andrew F. Shorr (a3) and Marin H. Kollef (a4)


In the United States, from January 1, 2000, through December 31, 2005, the incidence of candidemia-related hospitalization per 100,000 population rose by 52%, from 3.65 to 5.56 cases; and the incidence per 1,000 hospitalizations rose by 49%, from 0.28 to 0.42 cases. The proportion of all candidemia-related hospitalizations in which candidemia was the principal diagnosis remained stable at approximately 14%.


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