Risks and outcomes of invasive fungal infections in pediatric patients undergoing allogeneic hematopoietic cell transplantation

@article{Dvorak2005RisksAO,
  title={Risks and outcomes of invasive fungal infections in pediatric patients undergoing allogeneic hematopoietic cell transplantation},
  author={Christopher C Dvorak and William J Steinbach and Janice M. Y. Brown and Rajni Agarwal},
  journal={Bone Marrow Transplantation},
  year={2005},
  volume={36},
  pages={621-629}
}
Summary:Invasive fungal infections (IFI) are the leading cause of infectious mortality in adult patients undergoing hematopoietic cell transplantation (HCT) after myeloablative conditioning, but the extent of this problem in the pediatric population is unclear. We retrospectively examined risk factors for IFI among 120 consecutive pediatric patients undergoing allogeneic HCT at a single center. The incidence of proven or probable IFI in pediatric patients during the first year after allogeneic… CONTINUE READING

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