Aspergillus infections: problems in diagnosis and treatment.

  title={Aspergillus infections: problems in diagnosis and treatment.},
  author={Vincent T. Andriole},
  journal={Infectious agents and disease},
  volume={5 1},
Invasive aspergillosis is a common infection in patients who are immunocompromised, particularly in oncology patients, patients receiving other immunosuppressive therapy, bone marrow transplant patients, and HIV-infected patients. The diagnosis of invasive aspergillosis is difficult in the absence of tissue biopsy and histologic confirmation. Therefore, the need for and progress in recent advances in the development of highly sensitive and specific serodiagnostic tests for the early diagnosis… CONTINUE READING
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