Disease doctor like a medical 'detective'
There are hundreds, spanning the entire alphabet from AIDS to Zygomycosis (fungal infections that can target a range of bodily regions). The pathogens themselves are often invisible to the naked eye, so the key to proper diagnosis is identifying the ...
Press Herald - Sun, 20 Sep 2015 01:01

UPMC investigates possible mold deaths, What are Zygomycetes?
Zygomycosis, or mucormycosis, is an acute fungal infection from a number of genera of molds, Rhizopus species being the most frequently encountered. Infections with these fungi typically cause disease that is rapidly progressive, destructive and ...
Outbreak News Today - Fri, 18 Sep 2015 04:08

New Technologies Under Development To Combat Antibiotic Resistant Organisms
... among the most effective agents in the treatment of life-threatening systemic fungal infections, including aspergillosis, cryptococcosis (torulosis), North American blastomycosis, systemic candidiasis, coccidioido-mycosis, histoplasmosis, and ...
Seeking Alpha - Wed, 16 Sep 2015 10:40

Flying debris from devastating Joplin tornado causes deadly 'zygomycosis ...
He said three or four of them died and zygomycosis was a factor - but had previously only seen two cases of the infection in his whole career. 'It's definitely quite striking,' the Freeman Health System physician said. 'To have so many cases of this is ...
Daily Mail - Fri, 10 Jun 2011 08:34

Aggressive fungus strikes Joplin tornado victims
CBS News - Thu, 09 Jun 2011 22:26

Aggressive Fungal Infection Striking Joplin Victims
ABC News - Fri, 10 Jun 2011 11:31

Potentially fatal infection strikes Joplin tornado victims
Telegraph.co.uk - Thu, 09 Jun 2011 17:42

Deadly Fungal Infection Strikes Victims of Joplin Tornado
Fox News - Thu, 09 Jun 2011 18:30

Rare Fungal Disease the Latest Horrible Thing to Hit Joplin
Riverfront Times (blog) - Fri, 10 Jun 2011 10:57

Holly Springs K-9 recovers from rare infection
Dr. Rae Hutchins explains cutaneous zygomycosis, a fungal infection she has seen only once in her career. Storm, a police dog with the Holly Springs Police Department, had surgery to remove the infection and is now recovering comfortably. Doctors think ...
News & Observer - Sat, 01 Aug 2015 13:18

Adoptive T-cell therapy for fungal infections in haematology patients
Analyses of the distribution of IFDs showed that invasive aspergillosis is most common, accounting for 40–70% of infections, followed by invasive candidiasis (~25%), zygomycosis (~8%) and other moulds (~7%). In paediatric HSCT patients however, Candida ...
Nature.com - Fri, 14 Aug 2015 00:21

Lung Transplantation for Cystic Fibrosis
Joseph P. Lynch III, MD; David M. Sayah, MD, PhD; John A. Belperio, MD; S. Sam Weigt, MD. |Disclosures. Semin Respir Crit Care Med. 2015;36(2):299-320. Print. Abstract and Introduction; Lung Transplantation for Cystic Fibrosis · Lung Transplantation ...
Medscape - Tue, 19 May 2015 21:06

Isavuconazonium sulfate: A new azole for life-threatening fungal infections
Isavuconazonium sulfate (Cresemba—Astellas) has received FDA approval to treat invasive aspergillosis and invasive mucormycosis (also known as zygomycosis). Aspergillosis and mucormycosis are fungal infections caused by the Aspergillus species and ...
American Pharmacists Association, pharmacist.com - Fri, 01 May 2015 14:02

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