Invasive aspergillosis in children with acquired immunodeficiencies.

  title={Invasive aspergillosis in children with acquired immunodeficiencies.},
  author={Athanasios Tragiannidis and Emmanuel Roilides and Thomas J Walsh and Andreas H Groll},
  journal={Clinical infectious diseases : an official publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America},
  volume={54 2},
Invasive aspergillosis has emerged as an important cause of morbidity and mortality in immunocompromised children. It remains difficult to diagnose, and outcome depends on early diagnosis, appropriate treatment, and restoration of host defenses. Pediatric patients represent a unique population in their clinical presentation and epidemiology, particularly in respect to the utility of newer diagnostic tools and the pharmacokinetics of antifungal agents. This article reviews the presentation and… CONTINUE READING

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