Rev Esp Quimioter 2021;34(Suppl.1):72-75
COVID-19 and fungal infections: Etiopathogenesis and therapeutic implications
MARIANA CHUMBITA, PEDRO PUERTA-ALCALDE, NICOLE GARCIA-POUTON, CAROLINA GARCÍA-VIDAL
Published: 30 September 2021
Invasive fungal infection often complicates patients with severe viral infection, especially those admitted to critical care units. Severe SARS-CoV-2 infection has been no exception and a significant association with Aspergillus spp. has been documented, resulting in high patient mortality. In this summary we describe the clinical presentation, the underlying diseases most commonly linked with this association, radiological manifestations and therapeutic management of CAPA.
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