Risk assessment and prognostic factors for mould-related diseases in immunocompromised patients.

@article{Pagano2011RiskAA,
  title={Risk assessment and prognostic factors for mould-related diseases in immunocompromised patients.},
  author={Livio Pagano and Murat Akova and George Dimopoulos and Raoul Herbrecht and Lubos Drgona and Nicole M. A. Blijlevens},
  journal={The Journal of antimicrobial chemotherapy},
  year={2011},
  volume={66 Suppl 1},
  pages={i5-14}
}
Invasive fungal diseases are important causes of morbidity and mortality in immunocompromised patients. Patients with haematological malignancies and solid cancers, as well as those with allogeneic haematopoietic stem cell and solid organ transplants, are at high risk of developing such an infection. Many fungi can cause invasive disease, with Aspergillus spp. and Candida spp. being the prevalent fungal pathogens infecting susceptible patients. During the past few years, rare moulds (for… CONTINUE READING

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