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HUMAN PHENOTYPE - ANNOTATIONS

The Human Phenotype Ontology (HPO) is downloaded weekly from http://compbio.charite.de/hudson/job/hpo/lastStableBuild/artifact/ontology/release/hp.obo. The file downloaded is considered the "last stable build" available for the ontology. For more about the HPO, view their website at http://www.human-phenotype-ontology.org/.

Term:Invasive fungal infection
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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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