Diverse clinical characteristics of Aspergillus growth in patients with cystic fibrosis


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 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 62 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2020
  • Doi Number: 10.24953/turkjped.2020.04.005
  • Journal Name: TURKISH JOURNAL OF PEDIATRICS
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded, Scopus, CAB Abstracts, EMBASE, MEDLINE, Veterinary Science Database, TR DİZİN (ULAKBİM)
  • Page Numbers: pp.560-568

Abstract

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.