Growth of Aspergillus in blood cultures: proof of invasive aspergillosis in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease?

Authors

  • Maddalena Giannella,

    1. Department of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, Hospital General Universitario Gregorio Marañón, Madrid, Spain
    2. Instituto de Investigación Sanitaria del Hospital Gregorio Marañón, Madrid, Spain
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  • Patricia Muñoz,

    1. Department of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, Hospital General Universitario Gregorio Marañón, Madrid, Spain
    2. Instituto de Investigación Sanitaria del Hospital Gregorio Marañón, Madrid, Spain
    3. CIBER de Enfermedades Respiratorias (CIBERES), Madrid, Spain
    4. Department of Medicine, School of Medicine, Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Madrid, Spain
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  • Jesús Guinea,

    1. Department of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, Hospital General Universitario Gregorio Marañón, Madrid, Spain
    2. Instituto de Investigación Sanitaria del Hospital Gregorio Marañón, Madrid, Spain
    3. CIBER de Enfermedades Respiratorias (CIBERES), Madrid, Spain
    4. Department of Medicine, School of Medicine, Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Madrid, Spain
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  • Pilar Escribano,

    1. Department of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, Hospital General Universitario Gregorio Marañón, Madrid, Spain
    2. Instituto de Investigación Sanitaria del Hospital Gregorio Marañón, Madrid, Spain
    3. CIBER de Enfermedades Respiratorias (CIBERES), Madrid, Spain
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  • Marta Rodríguez-Créixems,

    1. Department of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, Hospital General Universitario Gregorio Marañón, Madrid, Spain
    2. Instituto de Investigación Sanitaria del Hospital Gregorio Marañón, Madrid, Spain
    3. CIBER de Enfermedades Respiratorias (CIBERES), Madrid, Spain
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  • Emilio Bouza

    1. Department of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, Hospital General Universitario Gregorio Marañón, Madrid, Spain
    2. Instituto de Investigación Sanitaria del Hospital Gregorio Marañón, Madrid, Spain
    3. CIBER de Enfermedades Respiratorias (CIBERES), Madrid, Spain
    4. Department of Medicine, School of Medicine, Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Madrid, Spain
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Jesús Guinea, Servicio de Microbiología Clínica, Hospital G.U. ‘Gregorio Marañón’, Dr. Esquerdo, 46, 28007 Madrid, Spain.
Tel.: + 34 915867163. Fax: + 34 915044906
E-mail: jguineaortega@yahoo.es

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