Michelle Ananda-Rajah

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Invasive fungal diseases (IFDs) cause more than 1,000 deaths in hospitals and cost the health system more than AUD100m in Australia each year. The most common life-threatening IFD is aspergillosis and a patient with this IFD typically has 12 days prolonged in-patient time in hospital and an 8% mortality rate. Surveillance and detection of IFDs irrespective(More)
Mucormycosis carries a high mortality rate with few therapeutic options available. We describe a man with pulmonary/splenic mucormycosis complicating hypoplastic myelodysplastic syndrome on a background of chronic kidney disease, who achieved a complete response with salvage isavuconazole therapy following intolerance of consecutive courses of liposomal(More)
BACKGROUND Invasive fungal diseases (IFDs) are associated with considerable health and economic costs. Surveillance of the more diagnostically challenging invasive fungal diseases, specifically of the sino-pulmonary system, is not feasible for many hospitals because case finding is a costly and labour intensive exercise. We developed text classifiers for(More)
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