invasive aspergillosis

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This generally occurs in the presence of immunosuppression and presents as a suppurative pneumonia which fails to respond to conventional antibiotic therapy. This condition has a poor prognosis.

The management consists of a combination of amphotericin and flucytosine.

This condition carries a very poor prognosis.

Reference:

  1. Lancet 2000 Feb 5;355(9202):423-4

Last reviewed 01/2018

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