Use of liposomal amphotericin B in bone marrow transplant.

  title={Use of liposomal amphotericin B in bone marrow transplant.},
  author={Prof. K. Sivarama Sastry and Purvish Mahendra Parikh and Prasad Suryakant Kulkarni and Roshni Bhagwat and H Gadade},
  journal={Journal of postgraduate medicine},
  volume={51 Suppl 1},
Increasing number of transplants worldwide has resulted in an increase in the incidence of fungal infections. Prolonged neutropenia, immunosuppression and graft vs. host disease all result in high predisposition to fungal infections. The likelihood of developing a fungal infection increases with the severity and duration of neutropenia, which, in the case of cancer or chemotherapy for the treatment of hematological malignancies, can range from a few days to several weeks. Invasive fungal… CONTINUE READING