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Infection with Fusarium is a risk in hematology patients

Key clinical point: A focus on invasive fusarioses shows that they all occur in hematology patients.

Major finding: A total of 715 Fusarium sp. were isolated from in 0.47% of blood cultures, 31.1% of ophthalmic samples, and 8.48% of nail samples.

Study details: Epidemiological study evaluating the frequency of Fusarium infections in a single hospital from 2007 to 2016.

Disclosures: There was no outside funding source and the authors reported that they had no conflicts.


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