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Document type:
journal article 
Author(s):
Foell, JL; Fischer, M; Seibold, M; Borneff-Lipp, M; Wawer, A; Horneff, G; Burdach, S 
Title:
Lethal double infection with Acremonium strictum and Aspergillus fumigatus during induction chemotherapy in a child with ALL. 
Abstract:
Fungal infections are a major cause of morbidity and mortality in patients during chemotherapeutic treatments and malignant hematologic disease. We present a case of a double fungal infection with disseminated Acremonium strictum (A. strictum) and pulmonary Aspergillus fumigatus (A. fumigatus) and its rapid clinical course. A 17-year-old boy with prolonged neutropenia developed a disseminated fungal infection during induction chemotherapy of his acute lymphoblastic leukemia. The infection was ra...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
Pediatr Blood Cancer 
Year:
2007 
Journal volume:
49 
Journal issue:
Pages contribution:
858-61 
Language:
eng 
Print-ISSN:
1545-5009 
TUM Institution:
Kinderklinik und Poliklinik