Neonatal Candidiasis 


This reference library was created for the community of providers who care for children with these illnesses. It was developed to assist clinicians in understanding, diagnosing and treating pediatric invasive fungal infections. The library links to important references within each category but is not meant to be comprehensive. 


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Invasive fungal infections in newborns and current management strategies. 

Hundalani S et al. Expert Rev Anti Infect Ther. 2013 Jul; 11 (7):709-21.

Invasive fungal infections in infants-focus on anidulafungin. 

Wilke MH. Clin Med Insights Pediatr. 2013 Feb 7;7:7-11.

The epidemiology of neonatal and pediatric candidemia in England and Wales, 2000-2009.

Oeser C et al. Pediatr Infect Dis J. 2013 Jan; 32 (1):23-6.

“Getting to Zero”: Preventing invasive Candida infections and eliminating infection-related mortality and morbidity in extremely preterm infants. 

Kaufman DA. Early Hum Dev. 2012 May; 88 Suppl 2:S45-9.

Risk factors for invasive candidiasis in infants & gt; 1500 g birth weight. 

Lee JH et al. Pediatr Infect Dis J. 2013 Mar; 32 (3):222-6.

Empiric antifungal therapy and outcomes in extremely low birth weight infants with invasive candidiasis. 

Greenberg RG et al. J Pediatr. 2012 Aug; 161 (2): 264-9.

Candida virulence properties and adverse clinical outcomes in neonatal candidiasis. 

Bliss JM et al. J Pediatr. 2012 Sep;161(3):441-447.e2.

Neonatal candidiasis: Results of an 8 year study. 

Celebi S et al. Pediatr Int. 2012 Jun;54(3):341-9.

Outcomes of neonatal candidiasis: The impact of delayed initiation of antifungal therapy. 

Cahan H et al. Int J Pediatr. 2011;2011:813871.

Risk factors for persistent candidemia infection in a neonatal intensive care unit and its effect on mortality and length of hospitalization. 

Robinson JA et al. J Perinatol. 2012 Aug;32(8):621-5.

Patient isolation measures for infants with candida colonization or infection for preventing or reducing transmission of candida in neonatal units. 

Pammi M. Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2011 Nov 9;(11):CD006068.

Results from a prospective, international, epidemiologic study of invasive candidiasis in children and neonates. 

Steinbach WJ et al. Pediatr Infect Dis J. 2012 Dec;31(12):1252-7.