Risk factors of fungal infection in a children's burn unit

Senayli A. , Azili M. N. , Demir S., Oztorun C. I. , Demir R., ŞENEL E.

CHIRURGIA-ITALY, vol.29, no.6, pp.185-189, 2016 (Journal Indexed in ESCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 29 Issue: 6
  • Publication Date: 2016
  • Title of Journal : CHIRURGIA-ITALY
  • Page Numbers: pp.185-189
  • Keywords: Mycoses, infection, Burns, Child, WOUND INFECTIONS, COLONIZATION, MORTALITY


BACKGROUND: Fungal infections of burn injuries are one of the important factors for morbidity and mortality. Typically, these infections are identified in the second week of burns, and antibiotic therapy has been associated with this process. Also percentage of burned body area is important. in this study, we aimed to identify risk factors for fungal infections in our pediatrics burn unit.