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The Human Phenotype Ontology (HPO) is downloaded weekly from The file downloaded is considered the "last stable build" available for the ontology. For more about the HPO, view their website at

Term:Invasive fungal infection
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Accession:HP:0020101 term browser browse the term
Definition:Fungal infection characterized by invasion of host tissues.
Comment:Invasive fungal infections are a significant health problem in immunocompromised patients. Major risk factors for IFI include neutropenia less than 500 neutrophils/ml for more than 10 days, hematological malignancies, bone marrow transplantation, prolonged (over 4 wk) treatment with corticosteroids; prolonged (over 7 days) stays in intensive care, chemotherapy, HIV infection, invasive medical procedures, and the newer immune suppressive agents.

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  Human phenotype 0
    Phenotypic abnormality 0
      Abnormality of the immune system 0
        Abnormality of immune system physiology 0
          Unusual infection 0
            Unusual fungal infection 0
              Invasive fungal infection 0
                Invasive pulmonary aspergillosis 0
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