[Contamination by aspergillosis: evaluation of preventive measures and monitoring of the environment].

@article{Lajonchere1994ContaminationBA,
  title={[Contamination by aspergillosis: evaluation of preventive measures and monitoring of the environment].},
  author={J P Lajonchere and Martine Feuilhade de Chauvin},
  journal={Pathologie-biologie},
  year={1994},
  volume={42 7},
  pages={718-29}
}
Aspergillosis has become a major fungal infection in hospitals since the advent of immunosuppressive therapy in the last fifteen years. Aspergilli are saprophytic and ubiquitous fungi and are associated with pulmonary and disseminated infections in immunodepressed patients with a mortality rate of about 85%. Aspergillosis is an air-borne infection, thus intensive care units should be conceived so as to decrease the outer risk of contamination. In the first part of this chapter the conception of… CONTINUE READING

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