Candidemia Score to assess Guideline Adherence


The actual guidelines of the ESCMID/ECMM and of the IDSA are comprehensive, but may not be easy to follow in hospitals where candidemia may pose a rare event. The EQUAL Candida Score focuses on the strongest recommendations on candidemia management.

EQUAL Candida Score: An ECMM score derived from current guidelines to measure QUALity of Clinical Candidemia Management.

Mellinghoff SC, Hoenigl M, Koehler P, Kumar A, Lagrou K, Lass-Flörl C, Meis JF, Menon V, Rautemaa-Richardson R, Cornely OA.

Mycoses. 2018 Jan 11. doi: 10.1111/myc.12746. [Epub ahead of print]

PMID: 29325218

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