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<i>Candida</i> Urinary Tract Infections—Epidemiology, Pathogenesis, Diagnosis, and Treatment: Executive Summary

John F. Fisher

in Clinical Infectious Diseases

Published on behalf of Infectious Diseases Society of America

Volume 52, issue suppl_6, pages S429-S432
Published in print May 2011 | ISSN: 1058-4838
Published online May 2011 | e-ISSN: 1537-6591 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/cid/cir108
Candida Urinary Tract Infections—Epidemiology, Pathogenesis, Diagnosis, and Treatment: Executive Summary

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The frequency of infection of the urinary tract due to Candida species is increasing in parallel with the rapid advances of medical progress, and these infections are now among the most common problems facing physicians. Despite this fact, much remains to be learned regarding the pathogenesis, diagnosis, and management of bloodborne (antegrade) kidney infections and ascending (retrograde) invasion of the urinary collecting system. The following is a summary of the in-depth analysis of available information from the literature provided in this journal supplement.

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Subjects: Infectious Diseases ; Immunology ; Public Health and Epidemiology ; Microbiology

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