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Bedside Candida Score of Leon et al for a Non-Neutropenic Critically Ill Patient with Candida Colonization

Purpose:

To evaluate a patient in the intensive care unit (ICU) without neutropenia using the bedside Candida score of Leon et al.

Specialty:

Infectious Diseases

Objective:

clinical diagnosis, including family history for genetics, criteria for diagnosis, severity, prognosis, stage, selection

ICD-10:

B37

Description:

Leon et al developed a simple score for evaluation of a critically ill patient without neutropenia. This can help identify a patient who may benefit from early antifungal therapy. The authors are from multiple university hospitals in Spain.

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