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Volume 23, Number 1—January 2017
CME ACTIVITY - Research

Epidemiology of Hospitalizations Associated with Invasive Candidiasis, United States, 2002–20121

Sara Strollo2, Michail S. Lionakis, Jennifer Adjemian, Claudia A. Steiner, and D. Rebecca PrevotsComments to Author 
Author affiliations: National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, USA (S. Strollo, M.S. Lionakis, J. Adjemian, D.R. Prevots); United States Public Health Service, Rockville, Maryland, USA (J. Adjemian); Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville (C.A. Steiner)

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Figure 4

Average annual rate of invasive candidiasis–associated hospitalizations among older age groups (>50 years) by sex and race, United States, 2002–2012. Neonates (<1 mo of age) were excluded from <1 population. Data were provided by State Inpatient Databases through the Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project maintained by the US Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality. Diagnoses were classified by using Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality clinical classification software (17) an

Figure 4. Average annual rate of invasive candidiasis–associated hospitalizations among older age groups (>50 years) by sex and race, United States, 2002–2012. Neonates (<1 mo of age) were excluded from <1 population. Data were provided by State Inpatient Databases through the Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project maintained by the US Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality. Diagnoses were classified by using Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality clinical classification software (17) and multiple codes and ranges from the International Classification of Diseases, 9th Revision, Clinical Modification.

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1Preliminary results from this study were presented at the IDWeek 2015 Conference; October 7–11, 2015; San Diego, California, USA.

2Current affiliation: American Cancer Society, Atlanta, Georgia, USA.

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