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Saudi Journal of Kidney Diseases and Transplantation
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Year : 2010  |  Volume : 21  |  Issue : 5  |  Page : 914-918
Disseminated invasive aspergillosis successfully treated with micafungin in a renal transplant recipient


Internal Medicine Department, Jordan Hospital and Medical Center, Amman, Jordan

Correspondence Address:
Jamal Wadi
Chairman of the Infection Control Committee, Chairman of the Pharmacy and Therapeutic Committee, Consultant Infectious Disease, Office 11, 3rd Floor, The Medical Center, Jordan Hospital & Medical Center, Queen Noor Street, P.O. Box 143589, Amman 11814
Jordan
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Earlier experience with micafungin demonstrated a successful outcome in treating pulmonary aspergillosis in leukemic patients. We report a case of renal transplant recipient (RTR) who developed disseminated invasive aspergillosis. The patient was treated with micafungin with complete clinical and radiological response.


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