Relationship between Fungal Colonisation of the Respiratory Tract in Lung Transplant Recipients and Fungal Contamination of the Hospital Environment

@inproceedings{Bonnal2015RelationshipBF,
  title={Relationship between Fungal Colonisation of the Respiratory Tract in Lung Transplant Recipients and Fungal Contamination of the Hospital Environment},
  author={Christine Bonnal and Christopher Leleu and Olivier Brugi{\`e}re and Christian Chochillon and Raphael Porcher and Pierre-Yves Boelle and Jean Menotti and Sandrine Houz{\'e} and Jean-Christophe Lucet and Francis Derouin and Ritesh Agarwal},
  booktitle={PloS one},
  year={2015}
}
  • Christine Bonnal, Christopher Leleu, +8 authors Ritesh Agarwal
  • Published in PloS one 2015
  • Medicine, Biology
  • BACKGROUND Aspergillus colonisation is frequently reported after lung transplantation. The question of whether aspergillus colonisation is related to the hospital environment is crucial to prevention. METHOD To elucidate this question, a prospective study of aspergillus colonisation after lung transplantation, along with a mycological survey of the patient environment, was performed. RESULTS Forty-four consecutive patients were included from the day of lung transplantation and then examined… CONTINUE READING

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