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These protocols are based on a 128 slice dual source Siemens CT. Some factors may need to be adjusted for a different CT.

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CT - Fungogram Screen (Oncology)

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Indication Oncology patients where a fungal infection is suspected
1 CAP (Chest, Abdomen and Pelvis) C+ Portal Venous Phase 60 seconds delay 2mL/kg  maximum dose 100 mL
300 concentration
Refer to CAP XCARE Child or CAP Flash Child
2 Following CAP continue with
Head Standard XCARE Child 128 PR600 including all sinuses.
This can be done within 10 minutes post CAP C+ so a further injection of IV contrast is not required.
Reconstruct Sinuses images using the bone fine cuts; create 3mm axial, coronal and sagittal MPRs

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  • Date last published: 09 January 2018
  • Document type: Imaging Protocol
  • Services responsible: Paediatric Radiology

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