False-positive galactomannan platelia Aspergillus test results for patients receiving piperacillin-tazobactam

False-positive galactomannan platelia Aspergillus test results for patients receiving piperacillin-tazobactam

Autor Viscoli, C. Google Scholar
Machetti, M. Google Scholar
Cappellano, Paola Autor UNIFESP Google Scholar
Bucci, B. Google Scholar
Bruzzi, P. Google Scholar
Van Lint, M. T. Google Scholar
Bacigalupo, A. Google Scholar
Instituição Natl Inst Canc Res
Univ Genoa
Osped San Martino Genova
Universidade Federal de São Paulo (UNIFESP)
Resumo At the bone marrow transplantation center of the San Martino Hospital ( Genoa), we observed an increase in the rate of patients with positive Platelia Aspergillus (PA; Bio-Rad) test results, from 10% ( 38 of 386 patients) in the period from January 1999 through January 2003 to 36% ( 21 of 59 patients) in the period from February 2003 through May 2003. Positivity was significantly (P < .001) associated with the administration of piperacillin-tazobactam (PT) (17 [74%] of 23 patients who received PT had positive results vs. 4 [11%] of 36 who did not receive PT). Multivariate analysis found administration of PT (&chi;2 = 34.7; P < .001) and underlying disease (chi(2) = 21.14; P < .001) to be associated with PA positivity. of 15 PT batches tested, 12 had positive PA test results.
Idioma Inglês
Data 2004-03-15
Publicado em Clinical Infectious Diseases. Chicago: Univ Chicago Press, v. 38, n. 6, p. 913-916, 2004.
ISSN 1058-4838 (Sherpa/Romeo, fator de impacto)
Editor Univ Chicago Press
Extensão 913-916
Fonte http://dx.doi.org/10.1086/382224
Direito de acesso Acesso aberto Open Access
Tipo Editorial
Web of Science WOS:000220042400031
URI http://repositorio.unifesp.br/handle/11600/27676

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