What does a finding of neutropenia and leukopenia suggest in the workup of fungal pneumonia?

Updated: Jun 21, 2019
  • Author: Romeo A Mandanas, MD, FACP; Chief Editor: Guy W Soo Hoo, MD, MPH  more...
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If the patient presents with neutropenia or leukopenia, the possibility of an opportunistic infection with Candida, Aspergillus, Mucor, or Scedosporium organisms is increased.


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