Practice variation in Aspergillus prophylaxis and treatment among lung transplant centers: a national survey.

@article{He2015PracticeVI,
  title={Practice variation in Aspergillus prophylaxis and treatment among lung transplant centers: a national survey.},
  author={Steven Y He and Zaineb H Makhzoumi and Jonathan P Singer and Peter V. Chin-Hong and Sarah T Arron},
  journal={Transplant infectious disease : an official journal of the Transplantation Society},
  year={2015},
  volume={17 1},
  pages={14-20}
}
BACKGROUND Fungal infections remain a substantial cause of mortality in lung transplant (LTx) recipients, yet no comprehensive consensus guidelines have been established for antifungal prophylaxis and treatment of Aspergillus infection in these patients. METHODS A cross-sectional study surveyed the directors from 27 of 64 (45.5%) active LTx centers in the United States to examine clinical practice variations in Aspergillus prophylaxis and treatment of colonization and invasive aspergillosis… CONTINUE READING
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