Diverse clinical characteristics of Aspergillus growth in patients with cystic fibrosis

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EMİRALİOĞLU N., Dogru D., Dogan O., Gulmez D., Akdagli S. A., Polat S. E., ...More

TURKISH JOURNAL OF PEDIATRICS, vol.62, no.4, pp.560-568, 2020 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 62 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2020
  • Doi Number: 10.24953/turkjped.2020.04.005
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus, CAB Abstracts, EMBASE, MEDLINE, Veterinary Science Database, TR DİZİN (ULAKBİM)
  • Page Numbers: pp.560-568
  • Hacettepe University Affiliated: Yes


Background and objectives. Patients with cystic fibrosis (CF) have a varying spectrum of clinically significant Aspergillus disease in addition to allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis (ABPA). Here we aimed to review the different clinical phenotypes related with Aspergillus growth on the airway culture of patients with CF, we also aimed to investigate the effect of Aspergillus growth on lung function tests.