Geoclimatic influences on invasive aspergillosis after hematopoietic stem cell transplantation.

Publication Type:

Journal Article

Source:

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

Keywords:

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

Abstract:

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