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Clinical findings in 19 cases of invasive pulmonary aspergillosis with liver cirrhosis.

Authors
  • Chen, Jiajia
  • Yang, Qing
  • Huang, Jianrong
  • Li, Lanjuan1
  • 1 State Key Laboratory for Diagnosis and Treatment of Infectious Diseases, First Affiliated Hospital, College of Medicine, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, China. [email protected] , (China)
Type
Published Article
Journal
Multidisciplinary respiratory medicine
Publication Date
Jan 08, 2014
Volume
9
Issue
1
Pages
1–1
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1186/2049-6958-9-1
PMID: 24401649
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

The mortality of liver cirrhosis with IPA is high. Liver cirrhosis should be considered a risk factor of IPA. Once patients with high CTP scores and steroid and broad spectrum antibiotics exposure present cough and fever, IPA should be taken into consideration and antifungal agents should be used as soon as possible.

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