Low-dose amphotericin B prophylaxis against invasive Aspergillus infections in allogeneic marrow transplantation.

@article{Rousey1991LowdoseAB,
  title={Low-dose amphotericin B prophylaxis against invasive Aspergillus infections in allogeneic marrow transplantation.},
  author={Stephen R. Rousey and S K Russler and Mark Gottlieb and Robert C. Ash},
  journal={The American journal of medicine},
  year={1991},
  volume={91 5},
  pages={484-92}
}
PURPOSE Invasive Aspergillus infections cause significant morbidity and mortality in marrow transplant patients. In this study, we examined whether administration of intravenous low-dose prophylactic amphotericin B could reduce the incidence and mortality associate with invasive aspergillosis in patients undergoing allogenic marrow transplantation. PATIENTS AND METHODS The subjects of this analysis were 186 consecutive patients undergoing allogeneic marrow transplantation in an adult bone… CONTINUE READING

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