Hospital sources of Aspergillus species : New routes of transmission ?

  title={Hospital sources of Aspergillus species : New routes of transmission ?},
  author={Adilia Warris and Andreas Voss and Paul E Verweij},
Opportunistic invasive fungal infections, in particular due to Aspergillus fumigatus , are an increasing problem in hospitalized, immunocompromised patients [1-3]. Patients at risk are those with hematologic malignancies [4,5], bone marrow or solid organ transplant recipients [6,7], patients with chronic granulomatous disease [8] and AIDS patients [9]. These patient groups have in common severe immunosuppression resulting from both granulocytopenia [10] and compromised cell-mediated immunity… CONTINUE READING
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