Factors Associated to Invasive Fungal Infection in Hispanic Patients with Hematological Malignancies.
- Rafael de León-Borrás,
- Esteban DelPilar-Morales,
- Nicole Rivera-Pérez,
- Mara Pallens-Feliciano,
- Maribel Tirado-Gómez,
- Lorena González-Sepúlveda,
- Jorge Bertrán-Pasarell
Bol Asoc Med P R 2017 ;109(1):43-48
Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine, San Juan, Puerto Rico.
Fungal infections represent a serious complication for immunosuppressed patients resulting in an increased morbidity and mortality. A non-concurrent prospective study was performed to evaluate the factors associated to invasive fungal infection (IFI) in patients with hematological malignancies admitted to the University Hospital in San Juan, Puerto Rico from January 1, 2011 through June 15, 2014. The medical records of 84 patients were evaluated. Read More