Clinical implications of azole-resistant vs. azole-susceptible invasive aspergillosis in hematological malignancy (CLARITY) – a multicenter study

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Authors: Dandachi D, Wilson Dib R, Fernández-Cruz A, Jiang Y, Chaftari AM, Hachem R, Raad I
Abstract
BACKGROUND: The characteristics and management of invasive pulmonary aspergillosis (IPA) in patients with hematologic malignancies are well known, but IPA in patients with solid tumours is not well described.
METHODS: We retrospectively reviewed all Aspergillus-positive cultures at a tertiary cancer center during 2004-2017. We identified 101 patients with IPA and solid tumours. We analyzed the association between clinical features and treatment and 12-week mortality and response to antifungal therapy.

Source: Annals of MedicineCategory: Internal Medicine Tags: Ann Med Source Type: research



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