Fungal infections in patients undergoing blood and marrow transplantation.

  title={Fungal infections in patients undergoing blood and marrow transplantation.},
  author={Kieren a. Marr and Raleigh A. Bowden},
  journal={Transplant infectious disease : an official journal of the Transplantation Society},
  volume={1 4},
Fungal infections are currently a leading cause of infectious morbidity and mortality in patients undergoing allogeneic blood and marrow transplantation (BMT). Although the introduction of azole antifungals for prophylaxis has had a significant impact on the incidence of candidal infections (especially those caused by C. albicans and C. tropicalis), invasive aspergillosis has increased in incidence in many centers worldwide. Given the long risk period corresponding with graft-versus-host… CONTINUE READING


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