Geoclimatic influences on invasive aspergillosis after hematopoietic stem cell transplantation.

Publication Type:

Journal Article


Clinical infectious diseases : an official publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America, Volume 50, Issue 12, p.1588-97 (2010)


2010, Adolescent, Adult, Air Microbiology, Aspergillosis, Aspergillus, Center-Authored Paper, Clinical Research Division, Environmental Monitoring, Female, hematopoietic stem cell transplantation, Humans, Male, Middle Aged, Seasons, Spores, Texas, Vaccine and Infectious Disease Division, Washington, Weather, Young Adult


Aspergillus species are ubiquitous. We hypothesized that climatic variables that affect airborne mold counts affect the incidence of invasive aspergillosis (IA).