Prospective surveillance for invasive fungal infections in hematopoietic stem cell transplant recipients, 2001-2006: overview of the Transplant-Associated Infection Surveillance Network (TRANSNET) Database.

Publication Type:

Journal Article

Source:

Clinical infectious diseases : an official publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America, Volume 50, Issue 8, p.1091-100 (2010)

Keywords:

2010, Adolescent, Adult, Aged, Center-Authored Paper, Child, Child, Preschool, Cohort Studies, Female, hematopoietic stem cell transplantation, Humans, Immunocompromised Host, Incidence, Infant, Infection Control, Male, Middle Aged, Mycoses, Prospective Studies, Sentinel Surveillance, United States, Young Adult

Abstract:

The incidence and epidemiology of invasive fungal infections (IFIs), a leading cause of death among hematopoeitic stem cell transplant (HSCT) recipients, are derived mainly from single-institution retrospective studies.