Fungal infection by Mucorales order in lung transplantation: 4 case reports.

  title={Fungal infection by Mucorales order in lung transplantation: 4 case reports.},
  author={Fernando Moacyr Fragoso Didier Neto and Pepinelli Camargo and Andr{\'e} Nathan Costa and Ricardo H. Teixeira and Rafael Medeiros Carraro and Jos{\'e} Eduardo Afonso and Stephanie Vaz N. Campos and Marcos Naoyuki Samano and Liliana Mafalda Soares Fernandes and Lena Abdalla and Paulo Manuel P{\^e}go-Fernandes},
  journal={Transplantation proceedings},
  volume={46 6},
Mucorales is a fungus that causes systemic, highly lethal infections in immunocompromised patients. The overall mortality of pulmonary mucormycosis can reach 95%. This work is a review of medical records of 200 lung transplant recipients between the years of 2003 and 2013, in order to identify the prevalence of Mucorales in the Lung Transplantation service of Heart Institute (InCor), Hospital das Clínicas da Universidade de São Paulo, Brazil, by culture results from bronchoalveolar lavage and… CONTINUE READING
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