Published in TB and Outbreaks Week, April 12th, 2005
According to a study from Canada, "Hematopoietic stem cell (HSC) transplantation is the most frequent underlying predisposing condition to invasive aspergillosis. However, the significance of positive blood culture with Aspergillus sp in this particular population remains uncertain."
"We retrospectively reviewed all blood cultures performed in 1453 patients who received HSC transplant at our institution between 1980 and 2002. We identified 19 patients with positive blood cultures with Aspergillus sp," wrote...
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