Invasive aspergillosis in liver transplant recipients, an infectious complication with low incidence but significant mortality
Azam Farahani, Fereshteh Ghiasvand, Setareh Davoudi, Department of Infectious Diseases, Imam Khomeini Hospital Complex, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran 1478714466, Iran
Zahra Ahmadinejad, Liver Transplantation Research Center, Imam Khomeini Hospital Complex, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran 1478714466, Iran
Author contributions: Ahmadinejad Z designed the research study, translate the article into English and revised the manuscript according to the reviewer comments; Farahani A performed the research, analyzed the data and prepared the draft of manuscript in Persian language; Ghiasvand F and Davoudi S scientifically and grammatically edit the translated manuscript; All authors have read and approve the final manuscript.
Institutional review board statement: The study was reviewed and approved by the Institutional research ethics committee, school of medicine, Tehran university of medical sciences (Approval No. IR.TUMS.MEDICINE.REC.1399.874).
Informed consent statement: Informed consent was waived by the EBR due to retrospective pattern of the study. However the questionnaires were anonymous.
Conflict-of-interest statement: There is no any conflict of interest.
Data sharing statement: No additional data are available.
STROBE statement: The authors have read the STROBE Statement—checklist of items, and the manuscript was prepared and revised according to the STROBE Statement—checklist of items.
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Corresponding author: Zahra Ahmadinejad, MD, Full Professor, Liver Transplantation Research Center, Imam Khomeini Hospital Complex, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, KESHAVARZ Blvd, Dr Gharib Street, Tehran 1478714466, Iran. email@example.com
Received: June 28, 2023
Peer-review started: June 28, 2023
First decision: August 4, 2023
Revised: August 17, 2023
Accepted: September 4, 2023
Article in press: September 4, 2023
Published online: September 18, 2023