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Table 4 Underlying diseases for proven and probable cases of invasive aspergillosis (IA) without transplantation or primary immunosuppression

From: Five-years surveillance of invasive aspergillosis in a university hospital

underlying diseases/therapy proven +
probable IA
n = 81
total (all proven and probable cases) (%)
tumor diseases 10 12.3%
   colorectal cancer (colectomy, rectal resection) 4 4.9%
   gastric cancer (gastrectomy) 2 2.5%
   cholangiocarcinoma (tumor resection) 1 1.2%
   hepatocellular carcinoma 2 2.5%
   renal carcinoma (nephrectomy) 1 1.2%
other diseases 26 32.5%
   gastroenterologic diseases 10 12.3%
   necrotizing enterocolitis 1 1.2%
   necrotizing pancreatitis 2 2.5%
   chronical hepatitis B infection 3 3.7%
   liver cirrhosis 3 3.7%
   citrullinaemia 1 1.2%
   prematurity 1 1.2%
heart diseases 4 4.9%
   congenital heart disease 1 1.2%
   dilatative cardiomyopathy 2 2.5%
   endocarditis 1 1.2%
vascular diseases 1 1.2%
   type B dissection (stent implantation) 1 1.2%
renal diseases 4 6.2%
   renal insufficiency 4 4.9%
other diseases 5 6.2%
   multiple trauma 3 3.7%
   sinusitis maxillaris 2 2.5%