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Invasive aspergillosis outbreak on a hematology-oncology ward

Abstract

An outbreak of invasive aspergillosis occurred in a community hospital in temporal association with construction activity. Epidemiological investigation showed that patients who are at highest risk comprise a small group and are readily identifiable. Clinicians should strive to protect these patients, following guidelines published by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Burwen DR, Lasker BA, Rao N, Durry E, Padhye AA, Jarvis WR

Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 2001 Jan;22(1):45-8

PMID: 11198023

Invasive aspergillosis outbreak on a hematology-oncology ward was last modified: January 1st, 2001 by Burwen DR, Lasker BA, Rao N, Durry E, Padhye AA, Jarvis WR