Aspergillus fumigatus during stable state and exacerbations of COPD.

  title={Aspergillus fumigatus during stable state and exacerbations of COPD.},
  author={Mona Bafadhel and Susan Mckenna and Joshua Agbetile and Abbie Fairs and Dhananjay Desai and Vijay Mistry and Joseph P Morley and Mitesh Pancholi and Ian D. Pavord and Andrew J. Wardlaw and Catherine H. Pashley and Christopher Brightling},
  journal={The European respiratory journal},
  volume={43 1},
Bacteria are often isolated in stable chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). Whether fungi are also commonly present and associated with clinical and pathological features of disease is uncertain. We investigated the frequency of filamentous fungal culture and IgE sensitisation to Aspergillus fumigatus and the relationship to clinical outcomes in COPD subjects. COPD subjects were recruited to enter a 1-year observational study. Assessments of lung function, allergen testing and sputum… CONTINUE READING
Related Discussions
This paper has been referenced on Twitter 6 times. VIEW TWEETS


Publications citing this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 33 extracted citations

Evaluation of clinical characteristics and prognosis of chronic pulmonary aspergillosis depending on the underlying lung diseases: Emphysema vs prior tuberculosis.

Journal of infection and chemotherapy : official journal of the Japan Society of Chemotherapy • 2015
View 12 Excerpts
Highly Influenced

High burden of Aspergillus fumigatus infection among chronic respiratory diseases

Chronic respiratory disease • 2018
View 4 Excerpts
Highly Influenced


Publications referenced by this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 46 references

respiratory sputum samples may underestimate fungal prevalence

E Pizzichini, MM Pizzichini, A Efthimiadis
Med Mycol • 2012

Blood eosinophils to direct corticosteroid treatment of exacerbations

M Bafadhel, S McKenna, S Terry
asthma. Am J Respir Crit Care Med • 2010

Significance of lower respiratory tract cultures yielding Aspergillus spp. growth in a hospital without transplant patients.

Revista espanola de quimioterapia : publicacion oficial de la Sociedad Espanola de Quimioterapia • 2010

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…