Liver fungal infections: an overview of the etiology and epidemiology in patients affected or not affected by oncohematologic malignancies

@inproceedings{Fiore2018LiverFI,
  title={Liver fungal infections: an overview of the etiology and epidemiology in patients affected or not affected by oncohematologic malignancies},
  author={Marco Fiore and Marco Cascella and Sabrina Bimonte and Alberto Enrico Maraolo and Ivan Gentile and Vincenzo Schiavone and Maria Caterina Pace},
  booktitle={Infection and drug resistance},
  year={2018}
}
Fungal infections of the liver, most commonly caused by Candida spp., often occur in patients with hematologic malignancies treated with chemotherapy. Colonization of the gastrointestinal tract is thought to be the main origin of dissemination of Candida; mucositis and neutropenia facilitate the spread of Candida from the gastrointestinal tract to the liver… CONTINUE READING