Centre for Clinical Research Excellence in Infectious Diseases
Grant number: 219275
The Centre will enhance Australia's capacity in patient oriented research in infectious disease, building on the strengths of the Victorian Infectious Diseases Service for improvement of patient outcomes and betterment of human health. They will strengthen programs in clinical virology, infections in immunocompromised hosts, infections of travellers and immigrants, computer assisted decision making and will fill an important gap in training and mentoring physicians for clinical research.
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Galactomannan and PCR versus culture and histology for directing use of antifungal treatment for invasive aspergillosis in high-risk haematology patients: a randomised controlled trial
C Orla Morrissey, Sharon C-A Chen, Tania C Sorrell, Samuel Milliken, Peter G Bardy, Kenneth F Bradstock, Jeffrey Szer, Catriona L Halliday, Nicole M Gilroy, John Moore, Anthony P Schwarer, Stephen Guy, Ashish Bajel, Adrian R Tramontana, Timothy Spelman, Monica A Slavin
BACKGROUND: Empirical treatment with antifungal drugs is often used in haematology patients at high risk of invasive aspergillosis..