Mucormycosis in two community hospitals and the role of infectious disease consultation: a case series

@inproceedings{Dai2013MucormycosisIT,
  title={Mucormycosis in two community hospitals and the role of infectious disease consultation: a case series},
  author={Yue Dai and J. Wallace Walker and Ruba A Halloush and Faisal A Khasawneh},
  booktitle={International journal of general medicine},
  year={2013}
}
BACKGROUND Mucorales are ubiquitous filamentous fungi that can cause a devastating, invasive infection. This order has become an increasingly important pathogen during the last two decades, due to the dramatic increase in patients with predisposing factors. The aim of this retrospective study was to report the clinical characteristics, therapeutic options, and outcomes of patients diagnosed with mucormycosis in community hospitals in Amarillo, Texas, and to reflect on the role of infectious… CONTINUE READING

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