Invasive Non-Aspergillus Mold Infections in Transplant Recipients, United States, 2001–2006
Benjamin J. Park , Peter G. Pappas, Kathleen A. Wannemuehler, Barbara D. Alexander, Elias J. Anaissie, David R. Andes, John W. Baddley, Janice M. Brown, Lisa M. Brumble, Alison G. Freifeld, Susan Hadley, Loreen Herwaldt, James I. Ito, Carol A. Kauffman, G. Marshall Lyon, Kieren A. Marr, Vicki A. Morrison, Genovefa Papanicolaou, Thomas F. Patterson, Trish M. Perl, Mindy G. Schuster, Randall Walker, John R. Wingard, Thomas J. Walsh, and Dimitrios P. Kontoyiannis
Author affiliations: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA (B.J. Park, K.A. Wannemuehler); University of Alabama at Birmingham Medical Center, Birmingham, Alabama, USA (P.G. Pappas, J.W. Baddley); Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, USA (B.D. Alexander); University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, Arkansas, USA (E.J. Anaissie); University of Wisconsin–Madison, Madison, Wisconsin, USA (D.R. Andes); Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California, USA (J.M. Brown); Mayo Clinic, Jacksonville, Florida, USA (L.M. Brumble); University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, Nebraska, USA (A.G. Freifeld); Tufts Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts, USA (S. Hadley); University of Iowa Hospital, Iowa City, Iowa, USA (L. Herwaldt); City of Hope National Medical Center, Duarte, California, USA (J.I. Ito); University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA (C.A. Kauffman); Veterans Affairs Ann Arbor Healthcare System–Medicine, Ann Arbor (C.A. Kauffman); Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta (G.M. Lyon); Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, Maryland, USA (K.A. Marr, T.M. Perl); Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, Washington, USA (K.A. Marr); University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA (V.A. Morrison); Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Minneapolis (V.A. Morrison); Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, New York, USA (G. Papanicolaou); University of Texas Health Sciences Center, San Antonio, Texas, USA (T.F. Patterson); South Texas Veterans Healthcare System, San Antonio (T.F. Patterson); Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA (M.G. Schuster); Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota, USA (R. Walker); University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, USA (J.R. Wingard); National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, USA (T.J. Walsh); MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas, USA (D.P. Kontoyiannis)
Figure 3. Twelve-month cumulative incidence for invasive Mucorales infections among solid organ transplant recipients reported in the Transplant-Associated Infection Surveillance Network, United States, 2001–2006. A total of 16,457 transplant patients had 12 Mucorales infections. Infection data by transplant type: lung, 1,179 patients, 2 with Mucorales infection; liver, 4,361 patients, 7 with Mucorales infection; kidney, 8,494 patients, 3 with Mucorales infection; pancreas, 1,174 patients, 0 with Mucorales infection; heart, 1,159 patients, 0 with Mucorales infection; other, 21 patients, 0 with Mucorales infection; small bowel, 69 patients, 0 with Mucorales infection.
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