Determine Who May Benefit From Empiric Antifungals

You can help guide empiric use of systemic antifungals in adults.

There are over a dozen risk factors for invasive candidiasis. But studies in patients withOUT neutropenia haven't pinned down the best approach for empiric antifungal use.

Patient selection. Think about adding an empiric antifungal to antibiotics for intra-abdominal infections in certain patients...those with recent abdominal surgery, anastomotic leak, or necrotizing pancreatitis.

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