Improvement in the outcome of invasive fusariosis in the last decade.

  title={Improvement in the outcome of invasive fusariosis in the last decade.},
  author={Marcio Nucci and Kieren a. Marr and Maria J G T Vehreschild and C{\'a}rmino Ant{\^o}nio de Souza and Eduardo Velasco and Paola Cappellano and Fabianne Carlesse and Fl{\'a}vio Queiroz-Telles and Donald C Sheppard and Anupama J. Kindo and Simone Cesaro and Nelson Hamerschlak and Cristiana Solza and Werner J. Heinz and Martin Schaller and {\^A}ngelo Atalla and Sevtap Arikan-Akdagli and Hartmut Bertz and C Galv{\~a}o Castro and Raoul Herbrecht and Martin Hoenigl and Georg Haerter and Niels Emil Ulrich Hermansen and Andreas Josting and Livio Pagano and Mauro Jos{\'e} Costa Salles and Sherif Beniameen Mossad and Dilara Ogunc and Alessandro Comar{\'u} Pasqualotto and V Araujo and Peter F. Troke and Olivier Lortholary and Oliver A Cornely and Elias Anaissie},
  journal={Clinical microbiology and infection : the official publication of the European Society of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases},
  volume={20 6},
Invasive fusariosis (IF) has been associated with a poor prognosis. Although recent series have reported improved outcomes, the definition of optimal treatments remains controversial. The objective of this study was to evaluate changes in the outcome of IF. We retrospectively analysed 233 cases of IF from 11 countries, comparing demographics, clinical findings, treatment and outcome in two periods: 1985-2000 (period 1) and 2001-2011 (period 2). Most patients (92%) had haematological disease… CONTINUE READING
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