Pediatric aspergillosis: disease and treatment differences in children.

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Journal Article (Review)

Invasive aspergillosis is an increasing problem, yet there are few specific data on pediatric aspergillosis. The underlying patient diseases and treatments differ in children and adults, and there is a heterogeneity of invasive aspergillosis that extends to children. Although new diagnostic tools hold great promise for adult patients, it appears that they have limited usefulness in children without the appropriate testing. Antifungal management of pediatric aspergillosis also requires unique dosing schemes that are not used in adult patients.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Steinbach, WJ

Published Date

  • April 2005

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 24 / 4

Start / End Page

  • 358 - 364

PubMed ID

  • 15818297

Pubmed Central ID

  • 15818297

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0891-3668

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1097/01.inf.0000157218.37603.84

Language

  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States