disseminated aspergillosis


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dis·sem·i·nat·ed as·per·gil·lo·sis

a variety of bronchopulmonary aspergillosis characterized by a generalized infection of the lung with Aspergillus, occurring usually in people with defective immune response.
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Despite perceived advances in antifungal therapies, invasive and, moreover, disseminated aspergillosis remain devastating opporhinistic infections.
Central nervous system (CNS) is the most prevalent site for disseminated aspergillosis. Such patients usually present with lethargy, coma, or focal neurological signs (8).
There is also a condition called disseminated aspergillosis, which is very rare in dogs.
The echinocandins have no hepatotoxicity or nephrotoxicity and are effective in animal models of esophageal candidiasis, disseminated candidiasis, Pneumocystis carinii, and invasive pulmonary and disseminated aspergillosis. Oral, esophageal, and pharyngeal candidiasis and acute invasive aspergillosis have responded well in clinical trials.
The echinocandins demonstrate a high degree of efficacy in animal models of esophageal candidiasis, disseminated candidiasis, Pneumocystis carinii, and invasive pulmonary and disseminated aspergillosis.
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