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Correlation between the invasive fungal infection among and their blood glucose levels

Authors
  • Han, Jiangeng
  • Wang, Xin
  • Chai, Weiyi
  • Liu, Kunbin
  • Wang, Chen
Type
Published Article
Journal
Infection International
Publisher
Sciendo
Publication Date
Apr 24, 2019
Volume
7
Issue
4
Pages
109–112
Identifiers
DOI: 10.2478/ii-2019-0001
Source
De Gruyter
Keywords
License
Green

Abstract

The purpose of this study was to study the association of deep fungal infection with glucose levels in critically ill intensive care unit (ICU) patients. Fasting blood glucose level was measured for 108 critically ill ICU patients in the morning. After analyzed according to the Spearman method found deep fungal infections in patients with the rise in blood glucose levels and the ratio increases, a positive correlation between the two. Deep infection in critically ill ICU patients and their blood glucose levels was closely related, and therefore, there should a focus on controlling blood sugar levels in patients.

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