Article Abstract

The EMPIRICUS trial—the final nail in the coffin of empirical antifungal therapy in the intensive care unit?

Authors: Michael Osthoff, Nina Khanna, Martin Siegemund

Abstract

Invasive candidiasis (IC) includes primary candidemia, intra-abdominal or deep-seated tissue candidiasis and a combination of both, and is associated with a considerable morbidity and mortality in critically ill patients (1).