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Aspergillosis test icu immuno

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By Chad Cannon Icu pharmacist St. Vincent's Medical Center
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27475024/comparison-of-1-3-%C3%AE-d-glucan-with-galactomannan-in-serum-and-bronchoalveolar-fluid-for-the-detection-of-aspergillus-species-in-immunosuppressed-mechanical-ventilated-critically-ill-patients
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Tobias Lahmer, Michael Neuenhahn, Jürgen Held, Sebastian Rasch, Roland M Schmid, Wolfgang Huber
PURPOSE: Invasive pulmonary aspergillosis (IPA) is an important cause of morbidity/mortality in immunocompromised critically ill patients. New diagnostic strategies for early detection of IPA include the noninvasive biomarkers 1,3-β-d-glucan (BDG), serum, and bronchoalveolar (BAL) fluid galactomannan (GM). The aim of this study was to compare these markers for early detection of IPA in immunosuppressed critically ill patients. METHODS: Between December 2014 and December 2015, 49 immunosuppressed patients with respiratory failure were treated at our intensive care unit (ICU)...
July 9, 2016: Journal of Critical Care
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