Aspergillus

Medically-Relevant Species

  • Aspergillus Clavatus (see Aspergillus Clavatus, [[Aspergillus Clavatus]])
  • Aspergillus Flavus (see xxxx, [[xxxx]])
  • Aspergillus Fumigatus (see xxxx, [[]])
  • Aspergillus Niger (see xxxx, [[]])
  • Aspergillus Terreus (see xxxx, [[xxxx]])

Microbiology

  • xxxxx

Risk Factors


Clinical Manifestations

Otolaryngologic Manifestations

  • Acute Otitis Media (see Acute Otitis Media, [[Acute Otitis Media]])
    • Epidemiology: recovered mainly from middle ear fluid in patients with chronic suppurative otitis media
  • Acute Rhinosinusitis (see Acute Rhinosinusitis, [[Acute Rhinosinusitis]])
    • Epidemiology: xxxx

Pulmonary Manifestations

Allergic Bronchopulmonary Aspergillosis (ABPA) (see Allergic Bronchopulmonary Aspergillosis, [[Allergic Bronchopulmonary Aspergillosis]])

  • Epidemiology: associated with Aspergillus XXXXXXX

Aspergilloma (see Aspergilloma, [[Aspergilloma]])

    • Epidemiology: associated with Aspergillus XXXXXXX

Invasive Pulmonary Aspergillosis (see Invasive Pulmonary Aspergillosis, [[Invasive Pulmonary Aspergillosis]])

  • Epidemiology: associated with Aspergillus XXXXX
Risk Factors

Malt Worker’s Lung (see Hypersensitivity Pneumonitis, [[Hypersensitivity Pneumonitis]])

  • Epidemiology: associated with Aspergillus Clavatus

Tracheobronchial Aspergillosis (see Tracheobronchial Aspergillosis, [[Tracheobronchial Aspergillosis]])

  • Associated with Aspergillus XXXXX

Other Manifestations

  • xxx

Treatment

Recommendations (Infectious Diseases Society of America 2016 Practice Guidelines) (Clin Infect Dis, 2016) [MEDLINE]

ASPERGILLUS


References

  • Practice Guidelines for the Diagnosis and Management of Aspergillosis: 2016 Update by the Infectious Diseases Society of America. Clin Infect Dis. 2016 Aug 15;63(4):e1-e60. doi: 10.1093/cid/ciw326. Epub 2016 Jun 29 [MEDLINE]