The Incidence of Invasive Fungal Infections (IFI) in AML Patients Treated with a Hypomethylating Agent

The aim of our study was to selectively analyze newly diagnosed acute myeloid leukemia patients treated with a hypomethylating agent and establish their risk for developing invasive fungal infections (IFI). We stratified patients into concern for IFI (cIFI) versus no concern, and observed that patients of the male gender and those with underlying chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) are at higher risk for cIFI, which may prompt clinicians to consider anti-mold prophylaxis in this setting.
Source: Clinical Lymphoma, Myeloma and Leukemia - Category: Hematology Authors: Tags: Original Study Source Type: research

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