Invasive fungal infections in transplant recipients

Jose A. Vazquez, Marisa H. Miceli, George Alangaden

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Invasive fungal infections are an important cause of morbidity and mortality in hematopoietic stem cell transplant and solid organ transplant recipients. Evolving transplant modalities and techniques, complex and extensive immunosuppressant strategies, and the increased use of broad spectrum antifungal prophylaxis has greatly impacted the epidemiology and temporal pattern of invasive fungal infections in the transplant population. The goal of this article is to provide an up-to-date review of the most commonly encountered invasive fungal infections seen in transplant recipients, including epidemiology, risk factors, clinical features, diagnostic dilemmas, management and their overall influence on outcomes.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)85-105
Number of pages21
JournalTherapeutic Advances in Infectious Disease
Issue number3
StatePublished - Jun 2013
Externally publishedYes


  • Aspergillus
  • Candida
  • Mucor
  • antifungal agents
  • transplant recipients

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Infectious Diseases
  • Pharmacology (medical)


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