Brain abscess following marrow transplantation: experience at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, 1984-1992.

@article{Hagensee1994BrainAF,
  title={Brain abscess following marrow transplantation: experience at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, 1984-1992.},
  author={Michael E. Hagensee and J. Bauwens and Bent O Kjos and Raleigh A. Bowden},
  journal={Clinical infectious diseases : an official publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America},
  year={1994},
  volume={19 3},
  pages={402-8}
}
The etiology of brain abscess in patients undergoing marrow transplantation at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center in Seattle was assessed in a retrospective review. Fifty-eight patients with histology- or culture-proven brain abscess diagnosed between January 1984 and March 1992 were identified. A fungus was isolated in 92% of cases. Aspergillus species were the most prevalent fungi (58% of cases), and Candida species were second in frequency (33%); sporadic cases were caused by… CONTINUE READING

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