Better hospital nutrition needed to prevent and treat Aspergillus infections.
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Name: Medical mycology : official publication of the International Society for Human and Animal Mycology
- PubMed Source: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22957477
- DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.3109/13693786.2012.723224
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Infections of the nervous system caused by fungi of the genus ASPERGILLUS, most commonly ASPERGILLUS FUMIGATUS. Aspergillus infections may occur in immunocompetent hosts, but are more prevalent in individuals with IMMUNOLOGIC DEFICIENCY SYNDROMES. The organism may spread to the nervous system from focal infections in the lung, mastoid region, sinuses, inner ear, bones, eyes, gastrointestinal tract, and heart. Sinus infections may be locally invasive and enter the intracranial compartment, producing MENINGITIS, FUNGAL; cranial neuropathies; and abscesses in the frontal lobes of the brain. (From Joynt, Clinical Neurology, 1998, Ch 27, pp62-3)
Drugs used to treat or prevent parasitic infections.
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Evaluation and measurement of nutritional variables in order to assess the level of nutrition or the NUTRITIONAL STATUS of the individual. NUTRITION SURVEYS may be used in making the assessment.
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