The EURO-CANDY project, led by the European Paediatric Mycology Network (EPMyN) and sponsored by PENTA, aims to study the epidemiology of pediatric and neonatal candidemia in Europe retrospectively over a 15-year period and to compare the epidemiology between different European countries and different pediatric populations. Twenty-five centres will participate representing 14 countries.
The study will use established web-based data collection methods (REDCap), with data hosted and managed by PENTA. The general aim of the study is to determine the incidence of candidemia due to various Candida spp. and the candidemia-attributed mortality rates in the pediatric and neonatal populations in Europe over a 15-year period and their changes over time.