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Table 2 Risk factors for invasive candidiasis, according to the value of "Candida score"

From: Evaluation of "Candida score" in critically ill patients: a prospective, multicenter, observational, cohort study

Risk factors Candida score = 2
(n = 44)
Candida score = 3
(n = 29)
Candida score = 4
(n = 17)
Candida score = 5
(n = 4)
Severe sepsis or septic shock 44 29 17 4
Total parenteral nutrition 0 8 15 4
Surgery 0 10 17 4
Multifocal Candida colonization 0 11 2 4
Invasive mechanical ventilation 30 23 11 2
Central venous catheter 39 27 15 4
Urinary catheter 42 27 17 4
Antibiotherapy > 5 days within the past 2 weeks 39 25 14 4
Renal replacement therapy 8 10 4 1
Insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus 7 4 0 0
Immunosuppression 4 3 2 0