Infectious Disease Clinics of North America volume 24, issue 3, P557-577 2010 DOI: 10.1016/j.idc.2010.04.003 View full text
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Li Yang Hsu, Esther Shu-Ting Ng, Liang Piu Koh

Abstract: Fungal pulmonary infections are becoming more prevalent as a consequence of the rising prevalence of immunocompromised patients. Besides ubiquitous opportunistic fungi such as Aspergillus spp and geographically delimited mycoses, fungi that were previously thought to be of uncertain pathogenicity, such as hyaline and dematiaceous molds, are increasingly being diagnosed as the causes of invasive disease in profoundly immunosuppressed hosts. Overall progress in the clinical management of fungal pulmonary infecti…

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