Admission to the Intensive Care Unit is Associated With Changes in the Oral Mycobiome.

Title

Admission to the Intensive Care Unit is Associated With Changes in the Oral Mycobiome.

Creator

Watkins Richard R; Mukherjee Pranab K; Chandra Jyotsna; Retuerto Mauricio A; Guidry Chrissy; Haller Nairmeen A; Paranjape Charudutt; Ghannoum Mahmoud A

Publisher

Journal of intensive care medicine

Date

2017
2017-05

Description

A prospective exploratory study was conducted to characterize the oral mycobiome at baseline and determine whether changes occur after admission to the intensive care unit (ICU). We found that ICU admission is associated with alterations in the oral mycobiome, including an overall increase in Candida albicans.

Subject

*Intensive Care Units; 80 and over; Adult; Aged; Candida albicans; Candida Albicans; Candida albicans/*isolation & purification; Candidiasis; critical care; Critical Care; Cross Infection/microbiology/prevention & control/*transmission; Female; Human; Humans; Length of Stay; Male; Middle Aged; mycobiome; Mycobiome/*immunology; Mycological Typing Techniques; Mycoses; Oral Health; Oral/microbiology/prevention & control/*transmission; Prospective Studies; Risk Factors; United States/epidemiology; Young Adult

Rights

Article information provided for research and reference use only. All rights are retained by the journal listed under publisher and/or the creator(s).

Pages

278–282

Issue

4

Volume

32

Citation

Watkins Richard R; Mukherjee Pranab K; Chandra Jyotsna; Retuerto Mauricio A; Guidry Chrissy; Haller Nairmeen A; Paranjape Charudutt; Ghannoum Mahmoud A, “Admission to the Intensive Care Unit is Associated With Changes in the Oral Mycobiome.,” NEOMED Bibliography Database, accessed September 26, 2021, https://neomed.omeka.net/items/show/4800.

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