All publications of “Ana Myriam Costa de Medeiros”

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Invasive candidiasis and oral manifestations in premature newborns

José Endrigo Tinoco-Araujo, Diana Ferreira Gadelha Araújo, Patrícia Gomes Barbosa, Paulo Sérgio da Silva Santos, Ana Myriam Costa de Medeiros

DOI: 10.1590/S1679-45082013000100013

Objective:To investigate prevalence of invasive candidiasis in a Neonatal Intensive Care Unit and to evaluate oral diseases and Candida spp. colonization in low birth weight preterm newborns.METHODS:A descriptive epidemiological study performed in two stages. First, prevalence of candidiasis was analyzed in a database of 295 preterm patients admitted to hospital for over 10 days and birth weight less than 2,000g. In the second stage, oral changes and Candida spp. colonization were assessed in 65 patients weighing less than 2,000g, up […]