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Opportunistic Mold Infections

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Part of the The Mycota book series (MYCOTA,volume 6)

This chapter provides an overview of opportunistic mold infections, including aspergillosis, mucormycosis, infections caused by Fusarium spp. and Pseudallescheria boydii, and infections caused by the dematiaceous molds (Table 2.1). Although each of these agents is also capable of causing disease in normal individuals, special emphasis has been placed on infections in compromised hosts.

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  • Invasive Aspergillosis
  • Chronic Granulomatous Disease
  • Brain Abscess
  • Invasive Pulmonary Aspergillosis
  • Allergic Fungal Sinusitis

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Washburn, R.G. (2008). Opportunistic Mold Infections. In: Brakhage, A.A., Zipfel, P.F. (eds) Human and Animal Relationships. The Mycota, vol 6. Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-540-79307-6_2

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