Fungal infections in neutropenic patients

Juan C. Gea-Banacloche, Andreas H. Groll, Thomas J. Walsh

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Abstract

Invasive fungal infections (IFIs) continue to be a significant problem in neutropenic patients. They are common, difficult to diagnose, and associated with high mortality rates. Their frequency may be estimated by two types of studies: autopsy surveys and controlled trials of antifungal agents for empirical treatment of prolonged fever during neutropenia.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationEssentials of Clinical Mycology
Subtitle of host publicationSecond Edition
PublisherSpringer New York
Pages465-496
Number of pages32
ISBN (Electronic)9781441966407
ISBN (Print)9781441966391
DOIs
StatePublished - 2011

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)
  • Immunology and Microbiology(all)

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