Invasive mold infections in iatrogenically immunocompromised children: an eight-yr review.

@article{AlRezqi2009InvasiveMI,
  title={Invasive mold infections in iatrogenically immunocompromised children: an eight-yr review.},
  author={Abdulkader Al-Rezqi and Michael W. Hawkes and John Doyle and Susan E Richardson and Upton Allen},
  journal={Pediatric transplantation},
  year={2009},
  volume={13 5},
  pages={
          545-52
        }
}
IMI are emerging as an important cause of mortality and morbidity among the growing number of immunocompromised children. A retrospective chart review was performed in all patients with a proven diagnosis of IMI over an eight-yr period (1997-2004) at The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Canada to document the incidence, clinical spectrum, microbiology, treatment, and outcome of pediatric IMI. Twenty-eight patients developed IMI over the study period (10 cancer, 12 HCT, and six SOT patients… CONTINUE READING
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