10. Aspergillosis

  1. Malcolm D. Richardson PhD, FSB, FRCPath1,2 and
  2. David W. Warnock PhD, FAAM, FRCPath3

Published Online: 28 MAR 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118321492.ch10

Fungal Infection: Diagnosis and Management, Fourth Edition

Fungal Infection: Diagnosis and Management, Fourth Edition

How to Cite

Richardson, M. D. and Warnock, D. W. (2012) Aspergillosis, in Fungal Infection: Diagnosis and Management, Fourth Edition, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781118321492.ch10

Author Information

  1. 1

    University Hospital of South Manchester, Manchester, UK

  2. 2

    Manchester Academic Health Science Centre, University of Manchester, Manchester, UK

  3. 3

    National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 28 MAR 2012
  2. Published Print: 20 MAR 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405170567

Online ISBN: 9781118321492



  • aspergillosis;
  • geographical distribution;
  • causal organisms and their habitat;
  • epidemiology;
  • acute invasive pulmonary aspergillosis;
  • tracheobronchitis, obstructing bronchial aspergillosis;
  • acute invasive aspergillus rhinosinusitis;
  • chronic granulomatous aspergillus sinusitis;
  • empirical treatment, of suspected invasive aspergillosis;
  • acute invasive pulmonary aspergillosis


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Definition

  • Geographical distribution

  • The causal organisms and their habitat

  • Epidemiology

  • Clinical manifestations

  • Essential investigations and their interpretation

  • Management

  • Empirical treatment of suspected invasive aspergillosis

  • Prevention

  • Further reading