Association of fungal infection and increased mortality in liver transplant recipients.

@article{Rabkin2000AssociationOF,
  title={Association of fungal infection and increased mortality in liver transplant recipients.},
  author={John M Rabkin and S L Oroloff and Christopher L . Corless and Kent G. Benner and Kenneth D. Flora and Hugo R Rosen and Ali J. Olyaei},
  journal={American journal of surgery},
  year={2000},
  volume={179 5},
  pages={426-30}
}
BACKGROUND Invasive fungal infection is associated with increased morbidity and mortality following orthotopic liver transplantation (OLTx). Understanding the risk factors associated with fungal infection may facilitate identification of high-risk patients and guide appropriate initiation of antifungal therapy. OBJECTIVES The aim of this study was to determine the incidence of fungal infections, identify the most common fungal pathogens, and determine the risk factors associated with fungal… CONTINUE READING

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