A cluster of invasive aspergillosis in a bone marrow transplant unit related to construction and the utility of air sampling.

  • Kwan Kew Lai
  • Published 2001 in American journal of infection control


BACKGROUND An investigation was launched to identify the source of a cluster of invasive aspergillosis in the bone marrow transplant unit (BMTU) when construction was taking place on the floor directly below the unit. The utility of air sampling for Aspergillus was examined. METHODS Cases of Aspergillus colonization and infection were identified in the… (More)


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