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Titolo:
Reliability of clinical research on invasive fungal infections: a systematic review of the literature
Autore:
Ascioglu, S; De Pauw, BE; Donnelly, JP; Collette, L;
Indirizzi:
European Org Res & Treatment Canc, Invas Fungal Infect Cooperat Grp, Brussels, Belgium European Org Res & Treatment Canc Brussels Belgium p, Brussels, Belgium Univ Nijmegen Hosp, Dept Haematol, NL-6500 HB Nijmegen, Netherlands Univ Nijmegen Hosp Nijmegen Netherlands NL-6500 HB Nijmegen, Netherlands
Titolo Testata:
MEDICAL MYCOLOGY
fascicolo: 1, volume: 39, anno: 2001,
pagine: 35 - 40
SICI:
1369-3786(200102)39:1<35:ROCROI>2.0.ZU;2-O
Fonte:
ISI
Lingua:
ENG
Soggetto:
LIPOSOMAL AMPHOTERICIN-B; ADDITIONAL BASIC SCIENCE; NEUTROPENIC PATIENTS; OBSERVER AGREEMENT; MYCOSES; ITRACONAZOLE; MULTICENTER; EXPERIENCE; MEDICINE; CANCER;
Keywords:
immunocompromised patient; invasive fungal infections; reliability; systematic review;
Tipo documento:
Review
Natura:
Periodico
Settore Disciplinare:
Life Sciences
Citazioni:
22
Recensione:
Indirizzi per estratti:
Indirizzo: Ascioglu, S Harvard Univ, Sch Publ Hlth, Dept Epidemiol, 677 Huntington Ave, Boston, MA 02115 USA Harvard Univ 677 Huntington Ave Boston MA USA 02115 02115 USA
Citazione:
S. Ascioglu et al., "Reliability of clinical research on invasive fungal infections: a systematic review of the literature", MED MYCOL, 39(1), 2001, pp. 35-40

Abstract

The aim of this study was to assess the comparability and reliability of clinical research on invasive fungal infections (IFIs) which is accumulatingin the medical literature. A Medline search strategy was developed covering the years 1985-1997, The 7086 articles identified this way were further limited to 173 by reading the abstracts to studies involving immunocompromised patients and deep tissue infections. Diagnostic criteria used for definitions of IFIs were evaluated according to the level of confidence in diagnosis. For analysing the reliability, we used the sample of 397 patients fromthe European Organization for Research and Treatment of Cancer (EORTC) database. Each patient in the database was evaluated according to the definitions employed in each article. The level of overall agreement among the articles was very low (Kappa = 0.253). The results of this analysis show the discrepancy in the medical literature in diagnosing IFIs and the necessity for the standardization of definitions.

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