Guidelines for the treatment of invasive candidiasis


Authors: Haber Jan 1;  Ráčil Zdenek 2;  Mayer Jiří 2;  Mallátová Naďa 3;  Kouba Michal 4;  Sedláček Petr 5;  Faber Edgar 6;  Herold Ivan 7;  Múdry Peter 8;  Drgoňa Luboš 9;  Kocmanová Iva 10;  Karas Michal 11;  Buchta Vladimír 12;  Vydra Jan 13;  Kolář Michal 14;  Trupl Jan 15;  Marešová Vilma 16;  Rozsypal Hanuš 16;  Nyč Otakar 17;  Cwiertka Karel 18
Authors‘ workplace: I. interní klinika – klinika hematologie VFN, Praha 1;  Oddělení klinické mikrobiologie FN Brno 10;  Hematologicko-onkologické oddělení FN Plzeň 11;  Ústav klinické mikrobiologie FN Hradec Králové 12;  Oddělení klinické hematologie FNKV, Praha 13;  KAR VFN, Praha 14;  Klinika laboratorní medicíny SYNLAB, s. r. o., Bratislava, Slovensko 15;  Infekční klinika FN Na Bulovce, Praha 16;  Ústav lékařské mikrobiologie FN Motol, Praha 17;  Onkologická klinika FN Olomouc 18;  Interní hematoonkologická klinika FN Brno 2;  Laboratoř lékařské parazitologie a mykologie, Centrální laboratoře, Nemocnice České Budějovice, a. s. 3;  Ústav hematologie a krevní transfuze Praha 4;  Klinika dětské hematologie a onkologie FN Motol, Praha 5;  Hematoonkologická klinika FN Olomouc 6;  ARO, Klaudiánova nemocnice Mladá Boleslav 7;  Klinika dětské onkologie, FN Brno 8;  Národný onkologický ústav, Bratislava, Slovensko 9
Published in: Anest. intenziv. Med., 20, 2009, č. 1, s. 37-47
Category: The recommendations of professional societies

Overview

A national task force representing clinicians (haematologists, oncologists, microbiologists and intensivists), specialist medical societies and working groups prepared evidence-based guidelines for the treatment of established fungal infections – invasive candidiasis – in adult haematology and ICU patients. These guidelines updated those published in the Czech Republic in 2003/2004. The quality of the clinical trials was assessed using the evidence criteria of the Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA) and the updated EORTC/MSG Consensus Group conclusions were used for definitions of invasive fungal disease.

Key words:
invasive candidiasis – candidaemia – treatment guidelines


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