Pulmonary fungal infections in kidney transplant recipients: an 8-year study.

@article{Sharifipour2009PulmonaryFI,
  title={Pulmonary fungal infections in kidney transplant recipients: an 8-year study.},
  author={Farzaneh Sharifipour and Fariba Rezaeetalab and M. Falahati Naghibi},
  journal={Transplantation proceedings},
  year={2009},
  volume={41 5},
  pages={
          1654-6
        }
}
UNLABELLED Invasive fungal infections are among the most important causes of mortality among transplant patients. One of the most common manifestations of these infections is pulmonary fungal infection (PFI). The present study sought to evaluate the rate of PFI in kidney transplant patients. MATERIALS AND METHODS We retrospectively analyzed the data of 595 patients who underwent kidney transplantation from February 1999 to February 2007. Bronchoalveolar lavage (BAL) culture and tissue biopsy… CONTINUE READING
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