Lancet Infect Dis 2016 12 15;16(12):1430. Epub 2016 Nov 15.
Anaesthesia, Intensive Care, and Pain Therapy, University of Pavia, Pavia, Italy; Anesthesia and Intensive Care, Emergency Department, Fondazione IRCCS Policlinico San Matteo, Pavia, Italy.
Int Arch Allergy Immunol 2021 Apr 21:1-7. Epub 2021 Apr 21.
Department of Pathology, Central City Clinical Hospital, Veliky Novgorod, Russian Federation.
Introduction: In recent years, there has been an increase in the number of systemic fungal infections among HIV-infected individuals. The article aimed to examine the frequency of invasive mycoses among the HIV-infected patients at the time of their urgent and/or planned admission to a specialized hospital.Methods: The diagnostic methods used in this study involved physical examination, laboratory testing, bacteriological examination, immunological examination, molecular genetic testing, and radiological imaging. Read More
Crit Care 2021 04 20;25(1):152. Epub 2021 Apr 20.
Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Rennes, Service Pharmacie, 35000, Rennes, France.
Zhonghua Yi Xue Za Zhi 2021 Apr;101(15):1050-1056
Department of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, the First Affiliated Hospital of Wenzhou Medical University, Wenzhou 325015, China.
To analyze the diagnostic performance of serum and bronchoalveolar lavage fluid (BALF) galactomannan (GM) test in invasive pulmonary aspergillosis(IPA) with severe and critically ill influenza. A retrospective study was performed for 157 patients with severe and critically ill influenza admitted to the Department of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine of the First Affiliated Hospital of Wenzhou Medical University from December 2017 to April 2019.Clinical characteristics and serum and BALF GM values were collected. Read More
J Infect Chemother 2021 Apr 1. Epub 2021 Apr 1.
Department of Respiratory Medicine, University of Occupational and Environmental Health, Japan, Kitakyushu, Japan.
A 79-year-old Japanese man with polymyalgia rheumatica was admitted to hospital with coronavirus disease (COVID-19). On admission, he was treated with ciclesonide inhalation, ivermectin, and meropenem. He was intubated 6 days after admission, and methylprednisolone therapy was initiated (1000 mg/day). Read More
Asian Pac J Allergy Immunol 2021 Apr 18. Epub 2021 Apr 18.
Division of Pulmonology, Department of Internal Medicine, Hanyang University College of Medicine, Seoul, Republic of Korea.
Background: Allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis (ABPA) is a pulmonary disease caused by a complex hypersensitivity reaction to colonization of the airways with various fungi. ABPA caused by Alternaria alternata, other than Aspergillus spp., is named Allergic bronchopulmonary mycosis (ABPM). Read More