Prevalence and outcome of invasive fungal infections in 1,963 thoracic organ transplant recipients: a multicenter retrospective study. Italian Study Group of Fungal Infections in Thoracic Organ Transplant Recipients.

@article{Grossi2000PrevalenceAO,
  title={Prevalence and outcome of invasive fungal infections in 1,963 thoracic organ transplant recipients: a multicenter retrospective study. Italian Study Group of Fungal Infections in Thoracic Organ Transplant Recipients.},
  author={Pierfrancesco Grossi and Claudio Farina and Roberto Fiocchi and Daniela Dalla Gasperina},
  journal={Transplantation},
  year={2000},
  volume={70 1},
  pages={112-6}
}
BACKGROUND Fungal infections (FI) after solid organ transplantation (Tx) remain a major cause of morbidity and mortality. Aspergillus and Candida account for more than 80% of FI. METHODS One thousand nine hundred and sixty-three patients undergoing thoracic organ Tx [1,852 heart and 111 lung (35 heart-lung Tx, 30 double-lung Tx, 46 single-lung Tx)] in 12 Italian Centers between November 1985 and January 1997 were included in the study. RESULTS Fifty-one patients (41 heart Tx - 2.2%; 9 heart… CONTINUE READING
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