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May 2017
 

General Reports
       

     Journal Papers, Abstracts, and Commentaries  

 

Characterization of patients with chronic pulmonary aspergillosis according to the new ESCMID/ERS/ECMM and IDSA guidelines.
Salzer HJ, Heyckendorf J, Kalsdorf B, et al
Mycoses. 2016 Dec 1.
Abstract

In-host adaptation and acquired triazole resistance in Aspergillus fumigatus: a dilemma for clinical management.
Verweij PE, Zhang J, Debets AJ,  et al

Lancet Infect Dis
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2016 Nov;16(11):e251-e260
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Calcineurin Orchestrates Lateral Transfer of Aspergillus fumigatus during Macrophage Cell Death.
Shah A, Kannambath S, Herbst S, et al  

Am J Respir Crit Care
Med
. 2016 Nov 1
Abstract

FULL-TEXT ARTICLE
Common Genetic Polymorphisms within NFκB-Related Genes and the Risk of Developing Invasive Aspergillosis.
Lupiañez CB, Villaescusa MT, Carvalho A, et al

Front Microbiol
. 2016 Aug 12;7:1243
Paper

New advances in invasive aspergillosis immunobiology leading the way towards personalized therapeutic approaches.
Obar JJ, Hohl TM, Cramer RA
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Cytokine
. 2016 May 30;84:63-73.
Abstract

The contribution of Aspergillus fumigatus stress responses to virulence and antifungal resistance.
Brown NA, Goldman GH.
J
Microbiol
. 2016 Mar;54(3):243-53.
Abstract

Cutaneous aspergillosis associated with HIV infection.
Gedela K, Nelson M, Francis N,  et al
Int J STD AIDS. 2012 Sep;23(9):679-80..
Abstract

A Cutaneous Model of Invasive Aspergillosis.
Ben-Ami R, Lewis RE, Leventakos K, et al
 
Antimicrob Agents Chemother
. 2010 Feb 9
Abstract

Post-surgical invasive aspergillosis: An uncommon and under-appreciated entity.
Jensen J, Guinea J, Torres-Narbona M, et al

J Infect
. 2010 Feb;60(2):162-167.
Abstract

Pathogenesis of Aspergillus fumigatus in Invasive Aspergillosis.
Dagenais TR, Keller NP. 
Clin Microbiol Rev. 2009 Jul;22(3):447-65.
Abstract

Comparison of multiple typing methods for Aspergillus fumigatus.
Vanhee LM, Symoens F, Jacobsen MD, et al 
Clin Microbiol Infect. 2009 Jun 22. [
Abstract

Aspergillosis
Ando T, Moriya A, Shibuya K.
Nippon Rinsho. 2008 Dec;66(12):2345-9.
Abstract

 

Risk Factors
       

           Journal Papers, Abstracts, and Commentaries

 
Risk Factors for Voriconazole Hepatotoxicity at 12 Weeks in Lung Transplant Recipients.
Luong ML, Hosseini-Moghaddam SM, et al

Am J Transplant
. 2012 Apr 5.
Abstract

A Risk Profile for Invasive Aspergillosis in Liver Transplant Recipients.
Rosenhagen M, Feldhues R, Schmidt J, et al  
Infection. 2009 Jul 23.
Abstract

Higher risk of cytomegalovirus and aspergillus infections in recipients of T cell-depleted unrelated bone marrow: analysis of infectious complications in patients treated with T cell depletion versus immunosuppressive therapy to prevent graft-versus-host disease.
van Burik JA, Carter SL, Freifeld AG, et al. 
Biol Blood Marrow Transplant. 2007 Dec;13(12):1487-98
Abstract

 

Prevention
       

        Journal Papers, Abstracts, and Commentaries  

 
Aerosol and other novel administrations for prevention and treatment of invasive aspergillosis.
Drew RH.
Med Mycol. 2008 Jul 25:1-7.
Abstract
 

Diagnosis/Monitoring
       

          Journal Papers, Abstracts, and Commentaries

 
Allergic Bronchopulmonary Aspergillosis in Cystic Fibrosis: MR Imaging of Airway Mucus Contrasts as a Tool for Diagnosis.
Dournes G, Berger P, Refait J, et al
 
adiology
. 2017 May 22:162350.
Abstract

An analytical and clinical evaluation of the PathoNostics AsperGenius® Assay for the detection of invasive aspergillosis and resistance to azole antifungal drugs direct from plasma samples.
White PL, Posso RB, Barnes RA.

 
J Clin Microbiol. 2017 May 17
Abstract

Prognostic value of galactomannan: current evidence for monitoring response to antifungal therapy in patients with invasive aspergillosis
Kovanda LL, Desai AV, Hope WW.

J Pharmacokinet Pharmacodyn
. 2017 Feb 8.
Abstract

Development and evaluation of enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay of nucleic acid sequence-based amplification for diagnosis of invasive aspergillosis.
Du L, Xia Y, He Y, et al
AMB Express. 2016 Dec;6(1):91.
Abstract

Galactomannan enzyme immunoassay and quantitative Real Time PCR as tools to evaluate the exposure and response in a rat model of aspergillosis after posaconazole prophylaxis.
Cendejas-Bueno E, Forastiero A, et al
Enferm Infecc Microbiol Clin. 2016 Nov;34(9):571-576
Abstract

Performance evaluation of multiplex PCR including Aspergillus-not so simple!
Alanio A, Bretagne S.

Med Mycol
.
2016 Sep 23.
Abstract

Diagnosis of invasive fungal infections in hematological patients by combined use of galactomannan, 1,3-beta-D-glucan, Aspergillus PCR, multifungal DNA-microarray and Aspergillus azole resistance PCRs in blood and bronchoalveolar lavage samples - results of a prospective multicenter study.
Boch T, Spiess B, Cornely OA, et al

Clin Microbiol Infect
. 2016 Jul 5.
Abstract

Analysis of peritoneal galactomannan for the diagnosis of Aspergillus peritonitis.
Dichtl K, Wagener J, Tschöp J, Ney L
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Infection
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2016 May 9.
Abstract

Aspergillus fumigatus detection in blood from critical ill ICU patients using the SeptiFast assay
Steinmann J, Buer J, Rath PM.

J Clin Microbiol
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2016 May 4.
Abstract

Comparison of Serum Galactomannan and 1,3-Beta-D-Glucan Determination for Early Detection of Invasive Pulmonary Aspergillosis in Critically Ill Patients with Hematological Malignancies and Septic Shock.
Lahmer T, Rasch S, Schnappauf C,
et al
Mycopathologia
. 2016 May 3.
Abstract

Galactomannan in Bronchoalveolar Lavage Fluid for Diagnosis of Invasive Aspergillosis in Non-Hematological Patients.
Fortún J, Martín-Dávila P, Gomez Garcia de la Pedrosa E, et al
J Infect. 2016 Mar 26. pii: S0163-4453(16)30007-X.
Abstract

FULL-TEXT ARTICLE
Evaluation of a serology quantitative assay for diagnosing chronic pulmonary aspergillosis.
Fujiuchi S, Fujita Y, Suzuki H, et al
J Clin Microbiol. 2016 Mar 23.
Paper

FULL-TEXT ARTICLE
Detection of a Serum Siderophore by LC-MS/MS as a Potential Biomarker of Invasive Aspergillosis.
Carroll CS, Amankwa LN, Pinto LJ,  et al
PLoS One. 2016 Mar 14;11(3):e0151260.
Paper

Invasive Aspergillosis: Current Strategies for Diagnosis and Management.
Cadena J, Thompson GR 3rd, Patterson TF
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Infect Dis Clin North Am
. 2016 Mar;30(1):125-42.
Abstract

The role of basophil activation test in allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis and Aspergillus fumigatus sensitization in cystic fibrosis patients.
Katelari A, Tzanoudaki M, Noni M, et al
J Cyst Fibros. 2016 Feb 25.
Abstract

Prospective evaluation of a new Aspergillus IgG EIA kit for the diagnosis of chronic and allergic pulmonary aspergillosis.
Dumollard C, Bailly S, Perriot S, et al
J Clin Microbiol. 2016 Feb 17.
Abstract

Diagnostics and susceptibility testing in Aspergillus.
Bernal-Martínez L, Alastruey-Izquierdo A, Cuenca-Estrella M.

Future Microbiol
. 2016 Feb 5.
Abstract

Clinical validity of bis(methylthio)gliotoxin for the diagnosis of invasive aspergillosis.
Vidal-García M, Domingo MP, De Rueda B,  et al

Appl Microbiol Biotechnol
. 2015 Dec 17.
Abstract

Comparison of six Aspergillus-specific IgG assays for the diagnosis of chronic pulmonary aspergillosis (CPA).
Page ID, Richardson MD, Denning DW.

J Infect
. 2015 Dec 8.
Abstract

Diagnostic performance of galactomannan antigen testing in cerebrospinal fluid.
Chong GM, Maertens JA, Lagrou K, et al

J Clin Microbiol
. 2015 Dec 9.
Abstract

FULL-TEXT ARTICLE
Improved Detection of Invasive Pulmonary Aspergillosis Arising during Leukemia Treatment Using a Panel of Host Response Proteins and Fungal Antigens.
Brasier AR, Zhao Y, Spratt HM, Wiktorowicz JE,  et a
PLoS One. 2015 Nov 18;10(11):e0143165.
Paper

Polymerase chain reaction blood tests for the diagnosis of invasive aspergillosis in immunocompromised people.
Cruciani M, Mengoli C, Loeffler J,  et al 

Cochrane Database Syst Rev
.
2015 Oct 1;10:CD009551.
Abstract

FULL-TEXT ARTICLE
RNAseq analysis of Aspergillus fumigatus in blood reveals a just wait and see resting stage behavior.
Irmer H, Tarazona S, Sasse C,  et al

BMC Genomics
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2015 Aug 27;16:640.
Paper

FULL-TEXT ARTICLE
Evaluation of the Double Agar Gel Immunodiffusion Test and of the Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay in the Diagnosis and Follow-Up of Patients with Chronic Pulmonary Aspergillosis.
Azevedo PZ, Sylvestre TF, Cavalcante Rde S,  et al
PLoS One. 2015 Aug 13;10(8):e0134841
Paper

Performance Characteristics of Galactomannan and β-d-Glucan in High-Risk Liver Transplant Recipients.
Singh N, Winston DJ, Limaye AP, et al

Transplantation
. 2015 Jun 4
Abstract

FULL-TEXT ARTICLE
Genomic Context of Azole Resistance Mutations in Aspergillus fumigatus Determined Using Whole-Genome Sequencing.
Abdolrasouli A, Rhodes J, Beale MA, et al

MBio
. 2015 Jun 2;6(3).
Paper

Performance of lateral flow device and galactomannan for the detection of Aspergillus species in bronchoalveolar fluid of patients at risk for invasive pulmonary aspergillosis.
Miceli MH, Goggins MI, Chander P,  et al

Mycoses. 2015 Jun;58(6):368-74.
Abstract

Diagnostic Accuracy of a Novel Lateral-Flow Device in Invasive Aspergillosis: a Meta-Analysis.
Pan Z, Fu M, Zhang J, et al

J Med Microbiol
. 2015 May 22.
Abstract

FULL-TEXT ARTICLE
Paving the way for predictive diagnostics and personalized treatment of invasive aspergillosis.
Oliveira-Coelho A, Rodrigues F, et al
Front Microbiol. 2015 May 5;6:411.
Paper

FULL-TEXT ARTICLE
Genetic Analysis Using an Isogenic Mating Pair of Aspergillus fumigatus Identifies Azole Resistance Genes and Lack of MAT Locus's Role in Virulence.
Losada L, Sugui JA, Eckhaus MA,  et al

PLoS Pathog
. 2015 Apr 24;11(4):e1004834.
Paper

An analytical and clinical evaluation of the PathoNostics AsperGenius® Assay for detection of Invasive Aspergillosis and resistance to azole antifungal drugs when testing serum samples.
White PL, Posso RB, Barnes RA. et al

J Clin Microbiol
. 2015 Apr 22
Abstract

Aspergillus Lateral-Flow Device and qPCR testing in Broncho-Alveolar Lavage Fluid: A Combination Biomarker Approach for the Clinical Diagnosis of Invasive Pulmonary Aspergillosis.
Johnson GL, Sarker SJ, Nannini F, et al

J Clin Microbiol
. 2015 Apr 22
Abstract

Multicenter evaluation of a lateral-flow device test for diagnosing invasive pulmonary aspergillosis in ICU patients.
Eigl S, Prattes J, Lackner M,  et al
Crit Care. 2015 Apr 17;19
Abstract

Comparison of computed tomographic findings in pulmonary mucormycosis and invasive pulmonary aspergillosis.
Jung J, Kim MY, Lee HJ, et al
Clin Microbiol Infect. 2015 Apr 13
Abstract

FULL-TEXT ARTICLE
Importance of Operational Factors in the Reproducibility of Aspergillus Galactomannan Enzyme Immune Assay.
Guigue N, Lardeux S, Alanio A,  et al

PLoS One
. 2015 Apr 10;10(4):e0124044
Paper

Diagnosis of Invasive Aspergillosis: Recent Developments and Ongoing Challenges.
Arvanitis M, Mylonakis E.
Eur J Clin Invest. 2015 Apr 7.
Abstract

A Breath Fungal Secondary Metabolite Signature to Diagnose Invasive Aspergillosis.
Koo S, Thomas HR, Daniels SD, et al

Clin Infect Dis
. 2014 Oct 22
Abstract

Host Biomarkers of Invasive Pulmonary Aspergillosis To Monitor Therapeutic Response.
Krel M, Petraitis V, Petraitiene R,  et al
Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2014 Jun;58(6):3373-3378
Abstract

Use and limits of (1-3)-β-D-Glucan Assay (Fungitell(R)), compared to galactomannan determination (Platelia™ Aspergillus) for diagnosis of invasive aspergillosis.
Sulahian A, Porcher R, Bergeron A,  et al

J Clin Microbiol
. 2014 Apr 16
Abstract

Independent contribution of bronchoalveolar lavage and serum galactomannan in the diagnosis of invasive pulmonary aspergillosis.
Fisher CE, Stevens AM, Leisenring W,  et al
Transpl Infect Dis. 2014 Apr 12.
Abstract

FULL-TEXT ARTICLE
Development and Validation of an HPLC-MS/MS Method for the Early Diagnosis of Aspergillosis.
Cerqueira LB, de Francisco TM, Gasparetto JC, et al
PLoS One. 2014 Apr 1;9(4):e92851.
Paper

PCR as a Screening Test for Invasive Aspergillosis in Haematological Patients: A Pilot Study.
da Silva TV, Carneiro LC, Dos Santos Ramos F, et al
Mycopathologia. 2013 Dec 6
Abstract

Aspergillus PCR based investigation of fresh tissue and effusion samples in patients with suspected invasive aspergillosis enhances diagnostic capabilities.
Reinwald M, Spiess B, Heinz WJ, et al

J Clin Microbiol
. 2013 Oct 9
Abstract

Use of Mycological, nested PCR, and Real-time PCR Methods on BAL Fluids for Detection of Aspergillus fumigatus and A. flavus in Solid Organ Transplant Recipients.
Zarrinfar H, Mirhendi H, Makimura K,  et al
Mycopathologia. 2013 Sep 18.
Abstract

FULL-TEXT ARTICLE
Evaluation of MycAssay™ Aspergillus for Diagnosis of Invasive Pulmonary Aspergillosis in Patients without Hematological Cancer.
Guinea J, Padilla C, Escribano P,  et al

PLoS One
. 2013 Apr 19;8(4):e61545.
Paper

Assessment of the significance of respiratory culture of Aspergillus in the non-neutropenic patient. A critique of published diagnostic criteria.Barton RC, Hobson RP, McLoughlin H,  et al
Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis
. 2013 Feb 1
Abstract

Quantitative Detection of Aspergillus spp. by Real-Time Nucleic Acid Sequence-Based Amplification.
Zhao Y, Perlin DS.
Methods Mol Biol. 2013;968:83-92.
Abstract

Bronchoalveolar Lavage Lateral-Flow Device Test for Invasive Pulmonary Aspergillosis Diagnosis in Haematological Malignancy and Solid Organ Transplant Patients.
Hoenigl M, Koidl C, Duettmann W, et al 
J Infect. 2012 Oct 15.
Abstract

Bronchoalveolar lavage galactomannan for the diagnosis of chronic pulmonary aspergillosis.
Izumikawa K, Yamamoto Y, Mihara T, et al
Med Mycol. 2012 May 9.
Abstract

Posaconazole treatment in hematology patients: a pilot study of therapeutic drug monitoring.
Crombag MR, Huisman C, Kemper EM,  et al

Ther Drug Monit
. 2012 Jun;34(3):320-5.
Abstract

A Clinical Algorithm to Diagnose Invasive Pulmonary Aspergillosis in Critically Ill Patients.
Blot SI, Taccone FS, Van den Abeele AM ,et al

Am J Respir Crit Care Med
. 2012 Apr 19
Abstract

Reduced Perfusion in Pulmonary Infiltrates of High-risk Hematologic Patients Is a Possible Discriminator of Pulmonary Angioinvasive Mycosis: A Pilot Volume Perfusion Computed Tomography (VPCT) Study.
Schulze M, Vogel W, Spira D, et al

Acad Radiol. 2012 Apr
Abstract

Bis(methyl)gliotoxin proves to be a more stable and reliable marker for invasive aspergillosis than gliotoxin and suitable for use in diagnosis.
Domingo MP, Colmenarejo C, Martínez-Lostao L,  et al
Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 2012 Apr 3.
Abstract

Performance of 2 commercial real-time polymerase chain reaction assays for the detection of Aspergillus and Pneumocystis DNA in bronchoalveolar lavage fluid samples from critical care patients.
Orsi CF, Gennari W, Venturelli C, et al 
Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 2012 Apr 1
Abstract

Diagnosis of invasive bronchial-pulmonary aspergillosis in patients with chronic obstructive respiratory diseases.
Bulpa P, Dive A.
Crit Care. 2011 Apr 27;15(2):420.
Abstract

Detection of Invasive Pulmonary Aspergillosis in Haematological Malignancy Patients by using Lateral-flow Technology.
Thornton C, Johnson G, Agrawal S.
J Vis Exp. 2012 Mar 22;(61).
Abstract

Monitoring of nosocomial invasive aspergillosis and early evidence of an outbreak using cumulative sum tests (CUSUM).
Menotti J, Porcher R, Ribaud P,
et al
Clin Microbiol Infect
. 2009 Dec 23
Abstract

Discrimination between invasive pulmonary aspergillosis and pulmonary lymphoma using CT.
Kawel N, Schorer GM, Desbiolles L, et  al  
Eur J Radiol. 2009 Oct 3.
Abstract

Detection of sputum Aspergillus galactomannan for diagnosis of invasive pulmonary aspergillosis in haematological patients.
Kimura SI, Odawara J, Aoki T, et al
Int J Hematol. 2009 Oct 20.
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