Objectives: A prospective international multicentre surveillance study was conducted to investigate the prevalence and amphotericin B susceptibility of Aspergillus terreus species complex infections. Methods: A total of 370 cases from 21 countries were evaluated. Results: The overall prevalence of A. terreus species complex among the investigated patients with mould-positive cultures was 5.2% (370/7116). Amphotericin B MICs ranged from 0.125 to 32 mg/L, (median 8 mg/L). Conclusions: Aspergillus terreus species complex infections cause a wide spectrum of aspergillosis and the majority of cryptic species display high amphotericin B MICs.

A prospective international Aspergillus terreus survey: An EFISG, ISHAM and ECMM joint study

OLIVERI, Salvatore;TROVATO, LAURA;
2017-01-01

Abstract

Objectives: A prospective international multicentre surveillance study was conducted to investigate the prevalence and amphotericin B susceptibility of Aspergillus terreus species complex infections. Methods: A total of 370 cases from 21 countries were evaluated. Results: The overall prevalence of A. terreus species complex among the investigated patients with mould-positive cultures was 5.2% (370/7116). Amphotericin B MICs ranged from 0.125 to 32 mg/L, (median 8 mg/L). Conclusions: Aspergillus terreus species complex infections cause a wide spectrum of aspergillosis and the majority of cryptic species display high amphotericin B MICs.
2017
Aspergillus terreus; In vitrosusceptibility; Amphotericin B; Aspergillosis; Crytic species; Microbiology (medical); Infectious Diseases
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