Epidemiology and treatment outcome of invasive fungal infections in patients with hematological malignancies.

@article{Kurosawa2012EpidemiologyAT,
  title={Epidemiology and treatment outcome of invasive fungal infections in patients with hematological malignancies.},
  author={Mitsutoshi Kurosawa and Masakatsu Yonezumi and Satoshi Hashino and J untaro Tanaka and Mitsufumi Nishio and Makoto Kaneda and Shuichi Ota and Kyuhei Koda and Nobuhiro Suzuki and Makoto Yoshida and Yasuo Hirayama and Rishu Takimoto and Yoshihiro Torimoto and Akio Mori and Tohru Takahashi and Susumu Iizuka and Tadao Ishida and Ryoji Kobayashi and Takanori Oda and Hajime Sakai and Satoshi Yamamoto and Fumihiko Takahashi and Takashi Fukuhara},
  journal={International journal of hematology},
  year={2012},
  volume={96 6},
  pages={748-57}
}
Invasive fungal infection (IFI) causes morbidity and mortality among patients with hematological malignancies who receive cytotoxic chemotherapy or hematopoietic stem cell transplantation (HSCT). We evaluated the incidence and treatment outcomes of proven and probable IFI in 22 institutions between 2006 and 2008 following the recent European Organization for Research and Treatment of Cancer/Mycosis Study Group (EORTC/MSG) consensus criteria. We analyzed 2,821 patients with hematological… CONTINUE READING
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