Fungal Infections in Transplantation

Tuesday, June 23, 2009

Dr. Nina Singh is the Associate Professor of Medicine at the University of Pittsburgh and Chief of Transplant Infectious Diseases at the VA Medical Center. In this podcast, Dr. Singh discusses the epidemiology of fungal infections in transplant recipients and the need for antifungal prophylaxis especially after liver and lung transplant. She further discusses the advantages/disadvantages of various antifungal medications that can be used for prophylaxis and molecular testing for fungal infections.

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