2,3) Available treatment and preventive measures are not adequate, and morbidity and mortality rates associated with this infectious disease are high, especially with the emergence of resistant A fumigatus strains.
Active vaccination against A fumigatus might not produce an adequate immune response in immunocompromised patients.
An isolate of A fumigatus was obtained from the diagnostic microbiology laboratory at the American University of Beirut Medical Center and cultured on Sabouraud dextrose agar at 25[degrees]C for 3 days.
Fifty microliters of the heat-killed suspension of A fumigatus was added to each well of an ELISA plate.
One milliliter of heat-killed A fumigatus suspension ([10.