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This survey asks about your current management of invasive fungal infections (IFIs) at your hospital. It will help improve understanding of current clinical management and identify unmet needs for improvement across the region.

Who should complete it?

Any infectious disease physician, hematologist/oncologist, transplant physician/surgeon, critical care specialist in the Asia-Pacific region.

How long does it take?

~15-20 min

Managing IFIs in Asia
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1. Which country/territory do you live in?
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If other country, state here
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2. Name
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Hospital/University
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Email
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Contact information will only be used to send you survey feedback and to acknowledge your contributions, should the results be submitted for publication.

3. How many beds are there in your primary affiliated hospital?
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4. What is your specialty? I am a/an:
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5. How many years have you practiced as a specialist?
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6. Have you attended course(s)/training specific training on fungal infections such as CBS, training at mycology laboratory, etc?
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7. Please rate the education/training in clinical mycology in your medical school and in your trainee years?
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In my medical school
In my trainee years (leading to MRCP or ABIM or equivalent)
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8. Do you handle invasive fungal infections?
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9. Which guideline do you follow for managing fungal infections? (Select all that apply)
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* 10. How many cases of suspected and proven invasive fungal infections do you handle on average per month? (Please give averages in multiples of 5, eg, <5, 5-10, 10-15, 15-20, etc)

Invasive candidiasis - average no. of suspected cases
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Invasive candidiasis - average no. of proven cases
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Cryptococcosis - average no. of suspected cases
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Cryptococcosis - average no. of proven cases
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Other invasive yeast infections - average no. of suspected cases
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Other invasive yeast infections - average no. of proven cases
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Invasive aspergillosis - average no. of suspected cases
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Invasive aspergillosis - average no. of proven cases
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Chronic pulmonary aspergillosis - average no. of suspected cases
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Chronic pulmonary aspergillosis - average no. of proven cases
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Allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis (ABPA) - average no. of suspected cases
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Allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis (ABPA) - average no. of proven cases
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Mucormycosis - average no. of suspected cases
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Mucormycosis - average no. of proven cases
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Histoplasmosis - average no. of suspected cases
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Histoplasmosis - average no. of proven cases
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Penicilliosis (Talaromyces marneffei infections) - average no. of suspected cases
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Penicilliosis (Talaromyces marneffei infections) - average no. of proven cases
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Black mycelial fungal infections - average no. of suspected cases
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Black mycelial fungal infections - average no. of proven cases
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Fusariosis - average no. of suspected cases
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Fusariosis - average no. of proven cases
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Scedosporiosis - average no. of suspected cases
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Scedosporiosis - average no. of proven cases
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Pneumocystis jiroveci pneumonia (PJP) - average no. of suspected cases
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Pneumocystis jiroveci pneumonia (PJP) - average no. of proven cases
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11. Which tests are accessible to you for fungal diagnosis? (Select all that apply)
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12. Do you attempt to de-bulk (debridement or removal of) infected tissue mass by surgery while managing fungal infections? (Note: biopsy only does not count as de-bulking of necrotic tissue)
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13. Do you practice source control (eg, removal of central line or urinary catheter, drainage of peritoneal cavity)?
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14. What are your program’s/department’s management approaches for the following patients? Patients with hematological diseases
ProphylaxisDiagnostic-drivenEmpiricalNot applicable to meI don’t know / I refer to ID
AML/MDS
ALL
AlloHSCT
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15. What are your program’s/department’s management approaches for the following patients? Solid organ transplant patients
ProphylaxisNot applicable to meI don’t know / I refer to ID
Peri-op, liver transplant
Peri-op, renal transplant
Peri-op, lung transplant
Peri-op, heart transplant
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16. What are your program’s/department’s management approaches for ICU patients with candidiasis or candidemia?
ProphylaxisDiagnostic-drivenEmpiricalNot applicable to meI don’t know / I refer to ID
Option
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17. What are your program’s/department’s management approaches for ICU patients with suspected aspergillosis?
EmpiricalNot applicable to meI don’t know / I refer to ID
Option
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18. What are your program’s/department’s management approaches for fever in febrile neutropenic patients?
Diagnostic-drivenEmpiricalNot applicable to meI don’t know / I refer to ID
Option
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19. Sometimes you are forced to use an antifungal drug that you do not prefer, the reason(s) are: (Select all that apply)
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20. How do you monitor response in your patient? (Select all that apply)
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21. Do you have an antifungal stewardship program in your hospital?
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22. Do you perform therapeutic drug monitoring while treating with an azole?
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23. How would you like to improve the management of fungal infections? (Select all that apply)
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Disclaimer: This survey is supported by Pfizer through its unrestricted education grant to the Asia Fungal Working Group.

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