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Table 2 Risk factors associated with the development of invasive candidiasis

From: Diagnosis of invasive candidiasis in the ICU

Colonization of several body sites
Broad-spectrum antibiotics
Immunosuppression
Neutropenia
Burns (> 50%)
Disruption of physiological barriers in the digestive tract
Major abdominal surgery
Surgery of the urinary tract in presence of candiduria
Major trauma (ISS > 20)
Parenteral nutrition
Hemodialysis
APACHE score II > 20
Central venous catheter
Candiduria > 105 cfu/ml
Young and old ages
Diabetes
Renal failure
Recent surgery
Urinary catheter
Vascular catheters
Prolonged ICU stay (> 7 days)
Multiple transfusions