Invasive mould infections in newborns and children

Elio Castagnola, Maura Faraci, Francesca Fioredda, Loredana Amoroso, Francesco Risso, Alessia Franceschi, Roberto Bandettini, Gian Michele Magnano, Alessio Pini Prato, Chiara Gardella, Serena Arrigo, Marco Gattorno, Giorgio Piaggio, Antonella Ciucci, Ines Lorenzi, Anna Loy, Riccardo Haupt

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Abstract

Invasive mould infections represent important complications of different pediatric conditions. Epidemiology and clinical features vary according to the type of underlying conditions that determine the risk of invasive mycosis. No pediatric study has specifically evaluated the efficacy of prophylaxis or therapy invasive moulds infections, while pediatric dosages for the treatment of invasive aspergillosis are available for drugs that produced positive results in clinical trials undertaken in adults.

Original languageEnglish
JournalEarly Human Development
Volume87
Issue numberSUPPL.
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Mar 2011

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health
  • Obstetrics and Gynaecology

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