Estimated burden of fungal infections in Germany.

@article{Ruhnke2015EstimatedBO,
  title={Estimated burden of fungal infections in Germany.},
  author={Markus Ruhnke and Andreas H Groll and Peter Andreas Mayser and Andrew J Ullmann and Werner Mendling and Herbert Hof and David William Denning},
  journal={Mycoses},
  year={2015},
  volume={58 Suppl 5},
  pages={
          22-8
        }
}
In the late 1980's, the incidence of invasive fungal diseases (IFDs) in Germany was estimated with 36.000 IFDs per year. The current number of fungal infections (FI) occurring each year in Germany is still not known. In the actual analysis, data on incidence of fungal infections in various patients groups at risk for FI were calculated and mostly estimated from various (mostly national) resources. According to the very heterogenous data resources robust data or statistics could not be obtained… CONTINUE READING
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