In this piece, Fabio Gsaller discusses the mechanisms underpinning antifungal resistance in A. fumigatus and his work on the use of 5-flucytosine as a therapeutic agent in managing aspergillosis.
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In this interview, we speak to Cornelia Lass-Flörl from the Innsbruck Medical University (Austria) who has a special interest in the epidemiology, diagnosis, prevention and therapy of fungal infections.
Public Health England has released updated guidance on Candida auris, as they confirm that over 200 patients have been infected or colonized with the fungus.
The pathogenicity of T. marneffei depends on the ability of the fungus to survive the killing process and replicate inside the host macrophage cells. This paper summarizes factors relating to the stress responses that contribute to the intracellular survival of T. marneffei
Take a look at our infographic to find out more about the burden of some common fungal infections and assess why the facts and figures are so uncertain.
In this IDHTalks podcast we speak to Mahmoud Ghannoum about the importance of fungi, his work in identifying mycobiome and its implications in health and disease.
Researchers have uncovered a therapeutic delivery method for nitric oxide in the treatment of dermal Trichophyton rubrum dermatophytosis; providing an alternative treatment to the systemic therapies currently used.