Invasive fungal infections in ICU patients – What’s New?

Dtsch Med Wochenschr. 2021 Apr;146(7):455-460. doi: 10.1055/a-1267-0763. Epub 2021 Mar 29.


Invasive fungal infections are gaining increasing importance in intensive care medicine. The aim of this article is to present an update on recent developments in the field of invasive fungal infection in critically ill patients. Particular emphasis is placed on the recently described invasive mold infections in patients with acute respiratory distress syndrome due to influenza or COVID-19. Detecting high-risk patients and the optimal diagnostic and therapeutic strategies play a decisive role to improve outcome.

PMID:33780991 | DOI:10.1055/a-1267-0763