Invasive Aspergillosis as an Under-recognized Superinfection in COVID-19.


Pulmonary aspergillosis has been increasingly reported following severe respiratory viral infections. Millions have been infected by SARS-CoV-2, placing large numbers of patients at-risk for COVID-19 associated pulmonary aspergillosis (CAPA). Prompt recognition of this syndrome and is paramount to improve outcomes.






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Thompson Iii, George R, Oliver A Cornely, Peter G Pappas, Thomas F Patterson, Martin Hoenigl, Jeffrey D Jenks, Cornelius J Clancy, M Hong Nguyen, et al. (2020). Invasive Aspergillosis as an Under-recognized Superinfection in COVID-19. Open forum infectious diseases, 7(7). p. ofaa242. 10.1093/ofid/ofaa242 Retrieved from

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Jeffrey Daniel Jenks

Adjunct Associate Professor in the Department of Medicine

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