Fungal infections in the transplant recipient and laboratory methods for diagnosis.

  title={Fungal infections in the transplant recipient and laboratory methods for diagnosis.},
  author={Mark T Larocco and S J Burgert},
  journal={Revista iberoamericana de micologia},
  volume={14 4},
Although the last twenty five years have produced tremendous technological advances in solid organ and bone marrow transplantation, a continuing problem for the transplant recipient is infection, with fungi playing a significant role. Risk of fungal infection varies with time following transplantation. The period of intense immuno-suppression between the first and sixth months following solid organ transplantation is notable for infections caused by opportunistic fungi such as Candida spp. and… CONTINUE READING


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