A Laboratory-based Surveillance Study of Candida Bloodstream Infections (0991-093)
This study will evaluate the incidence rate of Candida blood stream infection among hospitalized patients from 10 medical centers in Brazil.
|Study Design:||Observational Model: Case-Only
Time Perspective: Prospective
|Official Title:||Brazilian Network of Candidemia: a Laboratory-based Surveillance Study on Candida Bloodstream Infections in 10 Medical Centers|
- Incidence rate of Candida blood stream infection among hospitalized patients [ Time Frame: 1 year ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
- rate of antifungal drug resistance [ Time Frame: 30 days ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
|Study Start Date:||April 2010|
|Study Completion Date:||November 2012|
|Primary Completion Date:||November 2012 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)|
Hospitalized patients with candidemia
Patients with candidemia will be identified through the microbiology laboratory of each participating site. All hospitalized patients with candidemia will be eligible.