Published in TB and Outbreaks Week, November 30th, 2010
"However, in the immunocompromised patient, there is an increased incidence of invasive aspergillosis.' Patients with acute leukemia are particularly susceptible to invasive aspergillosis, with the lungs being the most common site. The major predisposing factor seems to be the associated chemotherapy-induced granulocytopenia.(2) Although pulmonary invasive aspergillosis is most common, other anatomical sites...
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