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of or relating to fungi

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Vascular occlusion prevents systemic antifungal agents from reaching their targets, and ischemia favors the development of acidotic tissue, which is ideal for fungal growth.
Mortality of bone marrow transplant patients who develop invasive fungal infections is greater than 80%.
Nearly one in five species in the fungal kingdom forms a composite with an alga, which is from the protist, or protoctist, kingdom.
Life-threatening fungal infections remain the most common cause of infectious death in many types of acutely ill patients, for example those who have undergone transplants or those who are suffering from infections affecting their immune system, such as HIV.
A presumptive diagnosis of fungal infection was made, and biopsy specimens were obtained via nasopharyngeal endoscopy and submitted for both histopathologic and mycologic examination.
While a substantial amount of research has been published in recent years about bacterial biofilm formation, little has been known or published about fungal biofilm formation.
At the meeting, Lomovskaya and her colleagues also reported that several efflux-pump inhibitors useful against a variety of fungal efflux-pumps increased 64-to 128-fold the efficacy of antifungal drugs against drug-resistant Candida albicans.
Fungal infections of the oral mucosa are most frequently caused by Candida species, with C.
Cutaneous mucormycosis is an uncommon, life-threatening, opportunistic fungal infection caused by organisms of the class Zygomycetes, most commonly those of the genera Rhizopus, Mucor, Rhizomucor, and Absidia.
Developing new drugs to treat fungal infections has been a challenge because human and fungal cells are very similar, making it difficult to attack pathogens without harming the healthy human cells.
Searching through the geologic literature, they found references to simultaneous fungal peaks in Siberia, Australia, India, Asia, and north and east Africa.
Prevention of these serious fungal infections in the lung is a major priority, given the increasing incidence of invasive pulmonary aspergillosis in immunosuppressed patients," said Dr.
Some of my colleagues say they are seeing fungal over-growth as a consequence of quinolone therapy.
28 /PRNewswire/ -- Scientists at Alpha-Beta Technology (Nasdaq: ABTI) today presented data on a rapid fungal diagnostic assay which may result in earlier detection of life-threatening fungal infections and improve management of the disease.
A viral infection reduces this fungal strains ability to destroy the tree, Nuss and Roche colleague Gil H.