CME/CE: Updated Guidance on Invasive Aspergillosis

CME/CE: Updated Guidance on Invasive Aspergillosis
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Thomas Patterson, MD

Chief, Division of Infectious Disease
Professor of Medicine
University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio
Director
San Antonio Center for Medical Mycology
Attending Physician
South Texas Veterans Health Care System, San Antonio

Thomas Patterson, MD, has indicated to Physician’s Weekly that he has no financial interests to disclose.

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Thomas Patterson, MD (click to view)

Thomas Patterson, MD

Chief, Division of Infectious Disease
Professor of Medicine
University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio
Director
San Antonio Center for Medical Mycology
Attending Physician
South Texas Veterans Health Care System, San Antonio

Thomas Patterson, MD, has indicated to Physician’s Weekly that he has no financial interests to disclose.

The Infectious Diseases Society of America has released an updated guideline for treating invasive aspergillosis that stress the importance of early diagnosis and treatment to improve clinical outcomes.
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Readings & Resources (click to view)

Patterson T, Thompson G, Denning D, et al. Practice Guidelines for the Diagnosis and Management of Aspergillosis: 2016 Update by the Infectious Diseases Society of America. Clin Infect Dis. 2016;63:e1-e60. Available at http://cid.oxfordjournals.org/content/63/4/e1.

Walsh T, Anaissie E, Denning D, et al. Treatment of Aspergillosis: Clinical Practice Guidelines of the Infectious Diseases Society of America. Clin Infect Dis. 2008;16:327-360.

Panackal A, Li H, Kontoyiannis D, Mori M, Perego C, Boeckh, Marr K. Geoclimatic Influences on Invasive Aspergillosis after Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation. Clin Infect Dis. 2010;50:1588-1597.

Etienne K, Subudhi C, Chadwick P, et al. Investigation of a cluster of cutaneous aspergillosis in a neonatal intensive care unit. J Hosp Infect. 2011;79:344-348.

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