acute invasive aspergillosis

acute invasive aspergillosis

an aggressive infection, particularly in severely immunocompromised people, involving the invasion of blood vessels and tissue infarction by Aspergillus fumigatus. The disease often mimics the signs and symptoms of acute bacterial pneumonia.
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Acute invasive aspergillosis occurs when the immune system fails to prevent Aspergillus spores from entering the bloodstream via the lungs.
Vfend was initially approved in the US for the primary treatment of acute invasive aspergillosis and salvage therapy for rare but serious infections caused by the pathogens Scedosporium apiospermum and Flusarium spp.
Oral, esophageal, and pharyngeal candidiasis and acute invasive aspergillosis have responded well in clinical trials.
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