Risk factors for pulmonary Aspergillus terreus infection in patients with positive culture for filamentous fungi.

Abstract

BACKGROUND Invasive aspergillosis (IA) is a common fungal infection in immunocompromised patients and has a high mortality rate. Among patients with IA, Aspergillus terreus infections have become a growing concern in the past few years. OBJECTIVE To determine the clinical risk factors for isolation of and respiratory infection by A terreus in patients… (More)

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