25. Management of Selected Fungal Infections after Transplantation

  1. Deepali Kumar MD, MSc, FRCPC and
  2. Atul Humar MD, MSc, FRCPC
  1. Michele I. Morris MD, FACP, FIDSA

Published Online: 5 MAY 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781444397949.ch25

The AST Handbook of Transplant Infections

The AST Handbook of Transplant Infections

How to Cite

Morris, M. I. (2011) Management of Selected Fungal Infections after Transplantation, in The AST Handbook of Transplant Infections (eds D. Kumar and A. Humar), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444397949.ch25

Editor Information

  1. Transplant Infectious Diseases, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada

Author Information

  1. Division of Infectious Diseases, Immunocompromised Host Section, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, FL, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 5 MAY 2011
  2. Published Print: 13 MAY 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470658277

Online ISBN: 9781444397949

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Keywords:

  • management of selected fungal infections - after transplantation;
  • thrush;
  • esophageal;
  • prophylaxis;
  • treatment/alternative therapy;
  • C. krusei, resistant to fluconazole - C. glabrata, becoming azole-resistant;
  • invasive (fungemia, abscess, peritonitis, hepatosplenic);
  • aspergillosis - invasive pulmonary aspergillosis, sinusitis, cerebral aspergillosis, disseminated disease;
  • Cryptococcosis meningitis, brain abscess - pneumonia, lung nodule, disseminated;
  • Coccidiomycosis - pulmonary, meningitis, bone and joint, disseminated (Coccidioides immitis)

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Management of selected fungal infections after transplantation