Zygomycosis hospital outbreak traced to contaminated linen
Cheng and colleagues investigated a zygomycosis outbreak involving six patients during a 2-month period at Queen Mary Hospital in 2015. The researchers conducted environmental sampling and interviewed nursing staff, patients and their relatives ...
Healio - Mon, 04 Jan 2016 08:05

Coadministration of posaconazole and sirolimus in allogeneic hematopoietic ...
Invasive aspergillosis was the most common infection (four cases), whereas invasive candidiasis (one case) and zygomycosis (one case) resulted uncommon. IFI were classified according to the standard definitions from the EORTC/MSG Consensus Group.
Nature.com - Mon, 25 Apr 2016 06:41

What NEXT for Joplin? Flying debris from devastating tornado causes deadly ...
This has caused them to contract a fungal infection known as 'zygomycosis', which is rare but serious and in some cases deadly. Joplin infectious diseases physician Uwe Schmidt said he knows of at least nine patients who have had the infection since ...
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

Deadly Fungal Infection Strikes Victims of Joplin Tornado
Fox News - Fri, 10 Jun 2011 06:38

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

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

New test could detect elusive pathogens in patients at high infection risk
One of these pathogens is a rare fungus known as Rhizomucor, which is a cause of the hard-to-treat fungal infection zygomycosis in humans. Such fungal species can take a very long time to culture in the lab, and some cannot be cultured at all, making ...
Medical News Today - Sun, 24 Jan 2016 00:03

Researchers test new pathogen detection technology
Molecular signals obtained from additional bioinformatics tests provided further information, which led to the identification of the specific infectious agent— in this case one of the two species of Rhizomucor, a rare fungus known to cause zygomycosis ...
Medical Xpress - Mon, 18 Jan 2016 03:21

Does writing about illness help cure it?
My friend recently lost his battle with cancer . . . No, he died of cancer. The diagnosis was too late for war, although he won skirmishes to butter a scone or tie a shoelace. For us onlookers his first chemo infusion represented Alexander's raised arm ...
Irish Times - Mon, 02 Nov 2015 17:01

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

Profiles of 10 high-wage, high-demand workers
An important but less discussed area of health care is devoted to helping patients as they approach the end of their lives. It is just one of many areas that employ registered nurses, by far the most sought-after professionals in Maine. Diane La ...
Press Herald - Sun, 20 Sep 2015 01:05

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