Comparison of epidemiological, clinical, and biological features of invasive aspergillosis in neutropenic and nonneutropenic patients: a 6-year survey.

@article{Cornillet2006ComparisonOE,
  title={Comparison of epidemiological, clinical, and biological features of invasive aspergillosis in neutropenic and nonneutropenic patients: a 6-year survey.},
  author={Anne Cornillet and Christophe Camus and Stanislas Nimubona and Virginie Gandemer and Pierre Tattevin and Chantal Belleguic and Sylviane Chevrier and Catherine Meunier and Christine Lebert and Martine Aup{\'e}e and Sylvie Caulet-Maugendre and Mikael Faucheux and Bernard Lelong and Emmanuelle Leray and Claude Guiguen and J. P. Gangneux},
  journal={Clinical infectious diseases : an official publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America},
  year={2006},
  volume={43 5},
  pages={
          577-84
        }
}
BACKGROUND Invasive aspergillosis is an opportunistic infection that occurs mainly among patients with prolonged neutropenia. Few data are available on invasive aspergillosis in nonneutropenic patients. METHODS The aim of this survey was to compare neutropenic and nonneutropenic patients who had received a diagnosis of invasive aspergillosis at our institution during a 6-year period. RESULTS Among the 88 cases of invasive aspergillosis analyzed here, 12 were histologically proven, 52 were… CONTINUE READING
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