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Polymerase chain reaction in the diagnosis of invasive aspergillosis.

Authors
  • Hizel, Kenan
  • Kokturk, Nurdan
  • Kalkanci, Ayse
  • Ozturk, Can
  • Kustimur, Semra
  • Tufan, Muge
Type
Published Article
Journal
Mycoses
Publication Date
Aug 01, 2004
Volume
47
Issue
7
Pages
338–342
Identifiers
PMID: 15310341
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

In the present study, we present a patient with invasive pulmonary aspergillosis caused by Aspergillus fumigatus diagnosed by polymerase chain reaction (PCR) technique on blood and bronchoalveolar lavage fluid samples of the patient. The value of PCR in the diagnosis of aspergillosis is discussed.

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