Pulmonary fungal infections and susceptible hosts

Prof David W. Denning

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National Aspergillosis Centre University Hospital of South Manchester The University of Manchester Global Action Fund for Fungal Infections


Pulmonary infections caused by fungi

- Superficial eg Aspergillus bronchitis

- Chronic fungal infections eg chronic pulmonary aspergillosis, histoplasmosis, coccidioidomycosis, paracoccidioidomycosis, mucromycosis, sporotrichosis, cryptococcosis

- Allergic eg “Fungal asthma” - allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis (ABPA), severe asthma with fungal sensitisation (SAFS) (Aspergillus, Alternaria, Cladosporium etc)

- Invasive and life-threatening eg invasive pulmonary aspergillosis, ulcerative or invasive tracheobronchitis (Aspergillus, Mucorales), Pneumocystis pneumonia, Mucorales, Fusarium, Scedosporium



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1st International Collaborative Mycology Conference
    • ICMC Karachi (1st)