Managing invasive fungal disease in immunocompromised patients.

Abstract:

:Celebrating its 30th anniversary in Budapest this year, the International Immunocompromised Host Society (ICHS) was established to advance the understanding of interactions between host defenses and microbial agents in order to improve the prevention and management of human disease in patients with compromised immune function. Much has been achieved in the intervening years, and presentations on the challenges of invasive fungal disease at this year's ICHS congress reflected the changing nature of the population at risk of fungal disease, the growing range of fungal pathogens, and evolving approaches to the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of fungal infection.

journal_name

Future Microbiol

journal_title

Future microbiology

authors

Maertens J,Bryan J

doi

10.2217/fmb.10.142

subject

Has Abstract

pub_date

2010-12-01 00:00:00

pages

1775-9

issue

12

eissn

1746-0913

issn

1746-0921

journal_volume

5

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