Fungal diseases in Taiwan – National Insurance Data and Estimation

Yu-Shan Huang1, David W. Denning2, Yee-Chun Chen1

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1Department of Internal Medicine, National Taiwan University Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan 2National Aspergillosis Center, Wythenshawe Hospital, Manchester, UK in association with the LIFE program at


  • The burden of fungal diseases is different between countries
  • Almost all Taiwanese population of 23.6 million people are registered on the National Health Insurance Research Database (NHIRD) of Taiwan, yet no national analysis of fungal diseases has been undertaken using the NHIRD.
  • This study aimed to estimate the incidence and prevalence of various fungal diseases with NHIRD.


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Gulf Congress of Clinical Microbiology & Infectious Disease 2018
    • GCCMID 2018