Clinical characteristics and prognosis of chronic pulmonary aspergillosis.

  title={Clinical characteristics and prognosis of chronic pulmonary aspergillosis.},
  author={Hisano Ohba and Seiichi Miwa and Masahiro Shirai and Miho Kanai and Tatsuru Eifuku and Takafumi Suda and Hiroshi Hayakawa and Kingo Chida},
  journal={Respiratory medicine},
  volume={106 5},
BACKGROUND The details of the clinical characteristics of patients with chronic pulmonary aspergillosis (CPA) have not been fully understood. METHOD One hundred twenty-nine consecutive patients with isolation of Aspergillus species by culture from respiratory specimens who attended our hospital between October 2001 and September 2009 were enrolled. Patients diagnosed with chronic pulmonary aspergillosis (CPA) were retrospectively reviewed for clinical characteristics and prognosis, compared… CONTINUE READING
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