TURKISH JOURNAL OF HEMATOLOGY, vol.26, no.4, pp.190-196, 2009 (Journal Indexed in SCI)
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TURKISH JOURNAL OF HEMATOLOGY
Hematologic disorders, invasive fungal infection, children, IMMUNOCOMPROMISED PEDIATRIC-PATIENTS, BLOOD-STREAM INFECTIONS, MYCOSES STUDY-GROUP, ANTIFUNGAL THERAPY, ACUTE-LEUKEMIA, EUROPEAN-ORGANIZATION, COMBINATION THERAPY, ASPERGILLOSIS, DIAGNOSIS, GALACTOMANNAN
Objective: Fungal infection is a significant problem, causing of infective deaths of leukemic patients. The situation in developing countries is not well documented. The purpose of this study was characterizing IFD by analyzing data retrospectively to determine the incidence, predisposing factors, diagnostic methods, efficacy of treatment, and the outcome in pediatric patients with hematological disorders.