Invasive Fungal Infections among Pediatric Patients with Hematologic Malignancies at KFSH&RC/KFCCC&R

I. Bin-Hussain*, E AI, Kordy, R. Serhan, A. AI, Ahmari, A. Bel,gaumi, A. Chaundry, L. Joy, S. AI, Jumaah, S. AI, Hajjar, H. Ei,Sol,h.


Objectives: To define the magnitude of the problem, study factors associated with increased risk of invasive fungal infections (IFI) and outcome. Methods: From June 1998 to March 2003, al,l, radiological, studies of patients with hematolgic, oncologic disorders were evaluated for inclusion. All cases of invasive fungal, infection were reviewed. The criteria for inclusion were obvious lesion suggestive of fungal, infection shown on radiological, studies, and fungal, infections were classifled as proven, probabl,e', possibl,e or insufficient evidence according to a prior definitions.

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14th International Symposium of Infections in the Immunocompromised Host
    • ISIIH, 14th