Daniel Diekema, Author at Oncology Nurse Advisor

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Yeast/molds – Candida

What are the key principles of preventing yeast/molds – Candida? Most infections due to Candidaspp. arise from an individual’s own flora (i.e., they are endogenous). Since Candidais a normal commensal flora, it requires a breach in the host’s anti-Candida barrier in order to invade and cause infection. The most common breaches in the anti-Candida barrier…

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