Chapter 8. Respiratory Infections Following Haematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation

  1. Carlos Agustí2,3 and
  2. Antoni Torres2,3
  1. Ayman O. Soubani

Published Online: 7 JUL 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9780470714171.ch8

Pulmonary Infection in the Immunocompromised Patient: Strategies for Management

Pulmonary Infection in the Immunocompromised Patient: Strategies for Management

How to Cite

Soubani, A. O. (2009) Respiratory Infections Following Haematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation, in Pulmonary Infection in the Immunocompromised Patient: Strategies for Management (eds C. Agustí and A. Torres), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470714171.ch8

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Cap de Servei de Pneumologia i Allèrgia Respiratòria Hospital Clínic de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain

  2. 3

    Institut Clinic de Pneumologia ICPCT, Hospital Clinic, C/Villarroel, 170, 08036 Barcelona, Spain

Author Information

  1. Division of Pulmonary, Allergy, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine, Karmanos Cancer Center and Wayne State University School of Medicine, Harper University Hospital, 3990 John R- 3 Hudson, Detroit, MI 48201, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 7 JUL 2009
  2. Published Print: 27 JAN 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470319574

Online ISBN: 9780470714171

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Keywords:

  • haematopoietic stem cell transplantation (HSCT);
  • respiratory infections following HSCT;
  • immune system recovery after HSCT;
  • bacterial pneumonia and gram-positive or gram-negative organisms;
  • Nocardia pneumonia;
  • invasive pulmonary aspergillosis;
  • IPA diagnosis - challenging;
  • immunomodulatory therapy using colony stimulating factors

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Immune system recovery after HSCT

  • Bacterial pneumonia

  • Invasive pulmonary aspergillosis

  • Cytomegalovirus

  • Community respiratory viruses

  • Non-infectious pulmonary complications

  • Conclusion

  • References