Invasive pulmonary aspergillosis in patients with COPD: a report of five cases and systematic review of the literature.

@article{Samarakoon2008InvasivePA,
  title={Invasive pulmonary aspergillosis in patients with COPD: a report of five cases and systematic review of the literature.},
  author={Priyan C Samarakoon and Ayman O Soubani},
  journal={Chronic respiratory disease},
  year={2008},
  volume={5 1},
  pages={19-27}
}
BACKGROUND There are increasing reports describing invasive pulmonary aspergillosis (IPA) in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) without the classic risk factors for this severe infection. The available literature on this association is based on case reports or small case series. The aim of this review is to systematically review… CONTINUE READING