Course: Opportunistic Fungi in the Immunocompromised Patient
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   List of Tables

Table 1
Underlying Causes of Impaired Host Defense.

Table 2
Rank Order of Nosocomial Bloodstream Pathogens and Associated Crude Mortality Among 49 Hospitals Throughout the United States.

Table 3
Medically Significant Fungi Causing Opportunistic Infection.

Table 4
Underlying Nosocomial Risk Factors for Fungal Infection.

Table 5
Infection Related to Intravascular Devices.

Table 6
Diagnostic Methods of Fungal Detection.

  List of Figures

Figure 1
Secular trends in rates of nosocomial bloodstream fungal infection.

Figure 2
Ranking of common infections by NNIS, January 1990-May 1999.

Figure 3
The balance determining the probability of fungal infection and disease.

Figure 4
Major factors affecting the host's ability to resist fungal infection and disease.

Figure 5
Fungal organisms under attack.

Figure 6
Duration of neutropenia and degree of T-cell depletion are important determinants of risk for invasive fungal infection.

Figure 7
Fungal infections in organ-transplant recipients at Massachusetts General Hospital, 1988-1993.

Figure 8
Risk of fungal infection post-bone-marrow transplantation.

Figure 9
Diagnosis of invasive Aspergillus infection.

Figure 10
Fungal cell structure.

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