Invasive fungal infections among organ transplant recipients: results of the Transplant-Associated Infection Surveillance Network (TRANSNET).

Publication Type:

Journal Article

Source:

Clinical infectious diseases : an official publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America, Volume 50, Issue 8, p.1101-11 (2010)

Keywords:

2010, Adolescent, Adult, Aged, Aged, 80 and over, Center-Authored Paper, Child, Child, Preschool, Cohort Studies, Female, Humans, Immunocompromised Host, Incidence, Infant, Male, Middle Aged, Mycoses, Prospective Studies, Sentinel Surveillance, Transplants, United States, Young Adult

Abstract:

Invasive fungal infections (IFIs) are a major cause of morbidity and mortality among organ transplant recipients. Multicenter prospective surveillance data to determine disease burden and secular trends are lacking.