Invasive Mold Infections in Pediatric Cancer Patients Reflect Heterogeneity in Etiology, Presentation, and Outcome: A 10-Year, Single-Institution, Retrospective Study.

@article{Georgiadou2012InvasiveMI,
  title={Invasive Mold Infections in Pediatric Cancer Patients Reflect Heterogeneity in Etiology, Presentation, and Outcome: A 10-Year, Single-Institution, Retrospective Study.},
  author={Sarah P. Georgiadou and Georgios N Pongas and Nancy E. Fitzgerald and Russell E Lewis and Michael Rytting and Edith M. Marom and Dimitrios P Kontoyiannis},
  journal={Journal of the Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society},
  year={2012},
  volume={1 2},
  pages={
          125-35
        }
}
BACKGROUND There is scarcity of data regarding invasive mold infections (IMIs) in children with cancer. METHODS We retrospectively identified patients (18 years old or younger) with malignant disease who developed proven or probable IMIs (European Organization for Research on the Treatment of Cancer/Mycoses Study Group criteria) during a 10-year period (1998-2008). We reviewed their risk factors and clinical characteristics and assessed their crude mortality rates and treatment outcomes 12… CONTINUE READING
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