An outbreak of invasive aspergillosis among allogeneic bone marrow transplants: a case-control study.

@article{Rotstein1985AnOO,
  title={An outbreak of invasive aspergillosis among allogeneic bone marrow transplants: a case-control study.},
  author={Coleman Rotstein and K Michael Cummings and J Tidings and Kathleen Killion and Elizabeth Sofia Powell and Terry L. Gustafson and D S Higby},
  journal={Infection control : IC},
  year={1985},
  volume={6 9},
  pages={
          347-55
        }
}
Between April 1982 and March 1983, 10 of 26 (38.4%) allogeneic bone marrow transplant recipients housed on a newly opened bone marrow transplant unit developed invasive aspergillosis. By contrast, between September 1977 and March 1982, only 3 of 46 (6%) transplant recipients developed invasive aspergillosis. A case-control study to identify host factors related to Aspergillus infection found that aspergillosis was more common in patients with chronic myelogenous leukemia and aplastic anemia… CONTINUE READING
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