Fungemia and Leukemia – Like or Look-Alike?

Fungemia in patients with leukemia ~ NIH-PubMed ~ A nine-year retrospective study on fungemia in patients with leukemia was conducted. A total of 79 episodes of fungemia in 77 patients with leukemia were documented.

Candidemia in acute leukemia patients ~ NIH-PubMed

Candidemia in patients with acute leukemia ~ Fungal infections are not uncommon in patients with hematological malignancies, but they are rarely micro-biologically documented. A fast and reliable means of diagnosis of invasive fungal infections is urgently needed.