Fusarium, a significant emerging pathogen in patients with hematologic malignancy: ten years' experience at a cancer center and implications for management.

@article{Boutati1997FusariumAS,
  title={Fusarium, a significant emerging pathogen in patients with hematologic malignancy: ten years' experience at a cancer center and implications for management.},
  author={Eleni I Boutati and Elias J. Anaissie},
  journal={Blood},
  year={1997},
  volume={90 3},
  pages={999-1008}
}
Despite increasing reports of life-threatening Fusarium infections, little is known about its pathogenesis and management. To evaluate the epidemiology, clinicopathologic features, and outcome of invasive fusariosis in patients with hematologic cancer, we conducted a retrospective study of invasive fusarial infections in patients with hematologic malignancy treated at a referral cancer center over a 10-year period (1986 to 1995), as well as a literature review. Forty patients with disseminated… CONTINUE READING
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