Invasive aspergillosis in acute leukemia: correlation with nose cultures and antibiotic use.

Abstract

Aspergillosis in cancer patients is a problem. Because not all patients can undergo invasive procedures, we sought other methods for diagnosis. We reviewed the data from all patients with acute nonlymphocytic leukemia treated at our center during a 3-year period. Of 125 patients, 18 had invasive aspergillosis (cases). Eleven patients had nose cultures… (More)

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@article{Aisner1979InvasiveAI, title={Invasive aspergillosis in acute leukemia: correlation with nose cultures and antibiotic use.}, author={Jospeh Aisner and Jos{\'e} Roberto Maldonado Murillo and Stephen C. Schimpff and Allen C. Steere}, journal={Annals of internal medicine}, year={1979}, volume={90 1}, pages={4-9} }