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Continous Medical Education


Continous Medical Education


Starting on :07:30 AM 05 February, 2016 Venue:The Karen Hospital Resource Centre
Ending on :09:00 AM 05 February, 2016 Max Credits:3.00
Moderator:No Activity Moderator Activity Cost:0

Presenters

1. Dr. Christina Mwachari
Micro biologist

Description

-Invasive candidiasis is an infection caused by a yeast (a type of fungus) called Candida.  Unlike Candida infections in the mouth and throat (also called “thrush”) or vaginal “yeast infections,” invasive candidiasis is a serious infection that can affect the blood, heart, brain, eyes, bones, and other parts of the body. Candidemia, a bloodstream infection with Candida, is a common infection in hospitalized patients.


Objectives

-To define Invasive Fungal Infection

-To identify the risk factors related to Invasive Fungal Infection.

-Treatment of fugal infection





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